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By Jake SpringBRASÍLIA (Reuters) - Brazil's next government is working to strike a deal between farmers and truckers over minimum freight prices by revising the policy, rather than throwing it out as many have demanded, the country's future infrastructure minister said on Friday.The minimum freight rates were imposed as part of a deal to end a truckers strike in May that crippled the countries roadways, preventing food and other essential items from making it to market.Farmers and commodities traders have complained that the policy raises their costs at a time when profit margins in the ...

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First Published: Sat, December 08 2018. 09:53 IST