SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL — Brazil’s grain exports thrown into limbo as the country works to slow the spread of the coronavirus, according to Reuters.

Canarana, a town in the Mato Grosso state of Brazil, is the second major town in the region to announce coronavirus measures and ordered to stop shipping grains.

Reuters said Canarana Mayor and grain traders like Cargill, Louis Dreyfus and COFCO are working on an agreement to allow a 10-day grace period to comply with the new order.

The mayor said the new measure to “lockdown” all non-essential services is to protect everyone within the farm trade industry and 10 days should be enough time to export all necessary grain, the news agency reported.

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