In 2022, Brazil has exported for nearly 5 billion dollars of gold worldwide. In the biggest country of South America, gold is produced both by industrial mining companies such as AngloGold Ashanti and thousands of artisanal and small-scale miners, called garimpos.
The battle between Antwerp and Rotterdam for trading positions in Brazil
PORTO DO ACU - For the construction of the Brazilian port of Porto do Açu, hundreds of families were forcibly evicted from their land. Fishermen lost their livelihoods and the promised jobs in the port never came. The port also turned up in one of the biggest corruption scandals in Brazil. All this did not stop the port of Antwerp from investing 20 million dollars in this controversial project.