Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva requested a group of ministers and aides prepare a bill to toughen laws on foreign ownership of land, Valor Economico reported, citing Agrarian Development Minister Guilherme Cassel .
Cosan SA Industria & Comercio plans to expand sugar-cane proccessing capacity to between 100 million metric tons and 110 million tons in the next few years, Valor Economico reported, citing Chairman and founder Rubens Ometto .
Mexichem SAB , the largest maker of plastic pipes in Latin America, plans to invest $500 million in acquisitions in Brazil in the next 18 months, Valor Economico reported, citing Chief Executive Officer Ricardo Gutierrez .
Cyrela Commercial Properties SA Empreendimentos e Participacoes, Brookfield Incorporacoes SA, Triangulo do Sol Auto-Estradas SA and Cia. Energetica de Minas Gerais are among issuers that plan to sell bonds in Brazil’s debt markets.