Tag: DDGs

Mexico and Canada remain major importer of ethanol and DDGS following USMCA

Mexico and Canada remain major importer of ethanol and DDGS following USMCA

April 30, 2019 |

In Washington, the US Grains Council says Mexico has purchased 16.59 million gallons of U.S. ethanol in this marketing year. Canada continues to rank as the second largest buyer of U.S. ethanol at 159.2 million gallons so far this year, up nearly 5 percent year-over-year. It is also the sixth largest buyer of U.S. corn […]

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China says it is reviewing the need for anti-dumping measures on US-origin DDGS imports

China says it is reviewing the need for anti-dumping measures on US-origin DDGS imports

April 16, 2019 |

In China, Reuters reports that the government has started to review its tariff policy on US-origin DDGS as requested by the US Grains Council and others. Tariffs were first set in 2016 at 33.8% but were later raised to as high as 53.7% in addition to up to 12% anti-subsidy tariffs but the commerce ministry […]

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Ireland and UK could become key markets for US-produced DDGS

Ireland and UK could become key markets for US-produced DDGS

April 10, 2019 |

In Washington, the U.S. Grains Council (USGC) is preparing to help buyers and end-users in Ireland and the United Kingdom learn how dried distiller’s grains with solubles (DDGS) can help meet their feed demand needs while adjusting to market conditions and a new trade environment. Ireland is a consistent buyer of U.S. DDGS, utilizing just […]

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Evonik launches fast and easy-to-use analytical service to test DDGS

Evonik launches fast and easy-to-use analytical service to test DDGS

March 19, 2019 |

In Germany, Evonik has launched a new fast and easy-to-use analytical service to test distiller’s dried grains with solubles (DDGS). Up to now, the industry has lacked reliable tests to judge the quality of corn DDGS during the process of raw material reception. Evonik’s new AMINORED 2.0 has been developed to close that gap and […]

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Easing of US-China trade war could see DDGS and corn demand jump

Easing of US-China trade war could see DDGS and corn demand jump

February 25, 2019 |

In China, Bloomberg reports that negotiations between the US and China to break the deadlock on the trade war could soon see results with an elimination of anti-dumping and anti-subsidy tariffs on DDGS that could go a long way towards easing the trade balance sheet for corn that has suffered significantly from the dispute. President […]

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Animal feed compounders choosing soymeal over expensive DDGS

Animal feed compounders choosing soymeal over expensive DDGS

January 21, 2019 |

In Illinois, Reuters reports that animal feed markets are looking to cheaper soy meal rather than DDGS because of shifts in prices resulting from the ongoing trade war with China. Without Chinese buying ethanol, ethanol demand has dropped and production is starting to fall in turn, reducing the availability of DDGS and raising prices. On […]

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Thailand cuts off US-origin DDGS due to beetle infestation

Thailand cuts off US-origin DDGS due to beetle infestation

January 14, 2019 |

In Thailand, Reuters reports that the government has halted imports of US-produced DDGS unless it has been “properly fumigated” due to two shipments in August and November that had been infested with Khapra beetle. Thailand and the US are negotiating with gas is best to use for the fumigation—Thailand wants methyl bromide while the US […]

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DDGS may be among those to benefit from easing of China and US trade war

DDGS may be among those to benefit from easing of China and US trade war

December 5, 2018 |

In Washington, Reuters reports that the trade war between China and the US may be easing following an agreement by China to import a substantial amount of US commodities. Expectations are that in order to facilitate the trade deal, import tariffs would have to drop. DDGS are among the commodities that are expected to benefit […]

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U.S. Grains outlook foresees increase in global DDGS

U.S. Grains outlook foresees increase in global DDGS

October 28, 2018 |

In Minnesota, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and U.S. grains experts were laser focused on the outlook for U.S. corn and its co-products – highlighting the importance of distiller’s dried grains with solubles (DDGS) – at Export Exchange 2018 in Minneapolis last week. Speakers on DDGS included Tyson Foods Poultry Nutritionist Philip Smith, Renewable Fuels […]

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Explosion at Badger State Ethanol under investigation

Explosion at Badger State Ethanol under investigation

October 9, 2018 |

In Wisconsin, the Associated Press reports that a silo holding DDGS exploded early Tuesday morning at Badger State Ethanol in Monroe but beyond structural damages, no employees were hurt. The silo was only holding about 1,000 tons of DDGS at the time of the accident. Officials were still investigating the cause of the explosion that […]

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