Tag: CHina

DDGS demand in China falls back but US demand starts to pick up

DDGS demand in China falls back but US demand starts to pick up

August 26, 2015 |

In China, prices for imports of US DDGS have begun to fall back to levels seen in early July following a brief period of increased demand in the Chinese Gulf. As a result of lessening demand, lower prices are beginning to trigger demand instead in the US Midwest, particularly the pork and poultry sectors, as […]

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China’s July ethanol imports triple May record

China’s July ethanol imports triple May record

August 25, 2015 |

In July, China’s July ethanol imports tripled to a record of 69,076 cubic meters, up from the previous record of 21,155 cu m in May 2015. For the first time ever, the country imported ethanol from Brazil while undenatured ethanol imports from Pakistan made the key contribution to the over all import figure. Pakistan undenatured […]

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More ethanol production than expected in China shifting industry

More ethanol production than expected in China shifting industry

August 18, 2015 |

In China, the growth of the bio-ethanol industry and China’s weakening dominance in the fermentation industry have affected the global market for fermentation-derived products. BCC Research reveals in its new report that these and other changes have led to higher than expected production levels in the industry. The global market for fermentation-derived products is expected […]

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China boosts ethanol imports, but how long will it last?

China boosts ethanol imports, but how long will it last?

August 17, 2015 |

In China, COFCO has begun importing ethanol from its recently-acquired Brazilian sugar mills through a JV with Noble, the first such trade since 2012, which is part of a new move towards ethanol imports. The country imported 56,000 metric tons during the first half of 2015, more than double all of the ethanol imported during […]

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China’s ethanol producers crushed by artifically high corn prices

China’s ethanol producers crushed by artifically high corn prices

August 4, 2015 |

In China, artificially high corn prices are seriously weighing on margins for corn ethanol producers. Even though the government has tried to auction off corn stocks, there has been little demand, which should have the opposite effect on corn prices than what is being experienced. At the most recent auction, less than 2% of available […]

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China’s economic growth will cease without energy diversification: explosive new report

China’s economic growth will cease without energy diversification: explosive new report

August 2, 2015 |

The global economic engine known as China will creak to a halt, tossing a big question mark into global economic growth, without energy diversification away from fossil energy, especially coal, according to new research from the University of East Anglia (UEA). The study, published in the journal Technological Forecasting and Social Change, looks at the […]

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China voters mull support for Fiberight waste-to-energy project (China, Maine, that is)

China voters mull support for Fiberight waste-to-energy project (China, Maine, that is)

July 28, 2015 |

In Maine, the Board of Selectmen for the township of China are looking at supporting the Fiberight waste-to-energy project planned for Hampden, Maine, when their trash contract with Penobscot Energy Recovery Company expires in 2018. The town said that the Municipal Review Committee, which coordinates activities between 187 towns that send trash to the PERC […]

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China’s June ethanol imports soar with more on the way from Brazil

China’s June ethanol imports soar with more on the way from Brazil

July 22, 2015 |

In China, June ethanol imports soared to 20,643 cu meters from just 100 cu meters a year ago, led by exports from the US and Pakistan. Pakistan led the export push with 15,507 cu m of undenatured ethanol thanks to a duty-free trade agreement it has with China. Fuel-grade ethanol is on its way to […]

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Special China Report: 10 Top Advanced Bioeconomy Stories in China and Taiwan

Special China Report: 10 Top Advanced Bioeconomy Stories in China and Taiwan

July 16, 2015 |

The 10 Biggest Advanced Bioeconomy stories of the year we reported from the world’s second-biggest economic region. 1. DuPont, New Tianlong Industry Co. ink Cellulosic Ethanol pact; China’s first Advanced Renewable Fuel Project on the way In July 2015, DuPont and Jilin Province New Tianlong Industry Co. announced a licensing agreement to begin the development […]

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China returns to top destination for DDGS exports as they reach record high

China returns to top destination for DDGS exports as they reach record high

July 14, 2015 |

In Washington, DDGS exports to China have finally recovered, hitting a record high at 74% of total exports in May with 864,777 metric tons out of a total 1,171,916 metric tons. Ethanol exports reached 64.4 million gallons, down 14% from April. May marked the 22nd straight month the US was a net ethanol exporter.

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