China’s ethanol capacity expanding to meet 2020 demand – report

Plants capable of producing 6.6 million tonnes of ethanol are currently under construction in China or going through the approval process, Reuters reports, citing a government researcher. These projects will support a more than three-fold increase in the country’s production capacity by 2020, Dou Kejun

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Philippines to produce 15% more ethanol in 2018

Ethanol production in the Philippines this year is seen to grow by 15% over 2017 to 270 million litres thanks to new production capacity, but local output still cannot meet the 10% mandate. This is the forecast of the US Department of Agriculture (USDA)’s Global

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Biofuels remain main driver of green transport by 2023

Biofuels will continue to play a much more significant role than electricity in boosting the share of renewables in transport in the next few years, but that share will not increase significantly. Аccording to a new energy market analysis by the International Energy Agency (IEA),

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US ethanol exports jump in October, Asia’s contribution grows

The US exported 175.4 million gallons (664 million litres) of ethanol in October, u by 95% from a weak September, according to official data, analysed by the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA). Brazil accounted for 31% of the total volume or 54.5 million gallons, and Canada

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Less ethanol sold in Sweden in 9-mo 2018

Ethanol sales in Sweden for the first nine months of 2018 have contracted by 7% year-on-year to 146,200 cu m, even though the use of E85 increased. According to preliminary statistics by Statistics Sweden (SCB), ethanol sales in low blends fell to 103,300 cu m

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REX American Resources’ profit down by 10% in fiscal Q3

Net profit to REX American Resources Corp (NYSE:REX) shareholders in the three months to October 31, 2018 contracted by 10% year-on-year to USD 11.9 million (EUR 10.5m), the ethanol producer said Wednesday. This was another quarter marked by increased pressure on ethanol pricing, but REX

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Peru slaps countervailing duties on US ethanol

Peru’s National Institute for the Defense of Free Competition and the Protection of Intellectual Property (Indecopi) earlier this month imposed anti-subsidy duties on imports of US ethanol. An investigation by the Peruvian agency has determined that US ethanol is coming to the country at artificially

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Green Plains shuts down ethanol plant, completes sale of 3 others

Green Plains Inc (NASDAQ:GPRE) on Thursday announced the completion of a previously announced sale of three ethanol plants in the US and said it is permanently closing a facility in Virginia. The US ethanol producer and commodities company is shutting down its Hopewell ethanol plant,

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High ethanol prices help Clonbio lift 2017 sales, profits

ClonBio Group Ltd, the Irish owned agribusiness with a large ethanol plant in Hungary, last week reported higher 2017 revenues and profits helped by an increase in ethanol prices. A reduction of corporate tax rates in Hungary also had a positive impact on the bottom

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Biosev in Brazil bets on ethanol in Apr-Sep 2018

The share of ethanol in the production mix of Biosev, one of the global leaders in sugarcane processing, rose to 62.1% in the first half of the 2018/19 crop year, from 48.3% a year earlier. The Brazilian company said this increase was due to ethanol’s

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