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Brazil Taps a 36-Year-Old Mandarin Speaker to Boost China Trade

  • Larissa Wachholz will lead special unit dedicated to China
  • Brazil worried about impact of U.S.-China deal on soy exports
Larissa Wachholz
Larissa WachholzSource: Brazil Ministry of Agriculture

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A 36-year-old, Mandarin-speaking trade specialist is Brazil’s newest bet to boost food exports to China just as the Latin American country fights with the U.S. for a bigger share of the world’s largest commodities market.