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Chinese demand destruction seen hitting 2019 ethanol exports by 100 million gallons

Chinese demand destruction seen hitting 2019 ethanol exports by 100 million gallons

September 12, 2019 |

In China, the Ethanol Group President at The Andersons told Platts that US ethanol exports could fall to 1.5 billion gallons in 2019, down 100 million gallons on the year, as a result of reduced demand from China. As the industry looks for other markets to take up the missing gallons from China, India may […]

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Brazilian ethanol exports jump in August to highest since October 2013

Brazilian ethanol exports jump in August to highest since October 2013

September 3, 2019 |

In Brazil, Reuters reports that the country exported the most ethanol in August since October 2013 at 314 million liters, up from 241 million liters in August 2018, thanks to sugar mills continuing to focus on ethanol production rather than sugar as has been the case for the past two years. August’s figure is also […]

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Indonesian biodiesel association sees 2019 exports between 1 billion and 2 billion liters

Indonesian biodiesel association sees 2019 exports between 1 billion and 2 billion liters

May 2, 2019 |

In Indonesia, Reuters reports that the national biodiesel association sees a best-case scenario of 2 billion liters of biodiesel exports this year, compared to 1.78 billion liters last year, but a worst-case scenario is closer to 1 billion liters. The low end of the scale takes into consideration the legal challenges brought about by the […]

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Argentine biodiesel exports fall to zero during January and February

Argentine biodiesel exports fall to zero during January and February

April 4, 2019 |

In Argentina, local press reports that the soy industry is blaming a shift in government policy that no longer favors value-added products to a decimation of biodiesel exports during the first two months of the year. During January and February there were no biodiesel exports at all compared to exports valued at $176 million during […]

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Malaysian palm oil exports jump nearly 31% in January

Malaysian palm oil exports jump nearly 31% in January

February 13, 2019 |

In Malaysia, Platts reports that a jump in demand for palm oil from the European Union, India and China led to 21% more exports in January than during January 2018. Exports to Europe saw the largest jump by nearly 158% to 253,773 metric tons, while China was the largest destination at 317,212 tons, almost 18% […]

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Pakistan ethanol exports jumped to $425 million in revenues in 2018

Pakistan ethanol exports jumped to $425 million in revenues in 2018

January 21, 2019 |

In Pakistan, the Dawn newspaper reports that ethanol exports soared last year to 653,443 metric tons compared to 572,056 tons in 2017. The average price for the ethanol exported was $650 per ton, brining receipts for 2018 to around $425 million. Currently there are 18 distilleries producing anhydrous ethanol, ENA and industrial ethanol. In the […]

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German biodiesel exports jump 14% on year during H1

German biodiesel exports jump 14% on year during H1

October 8, 2018 |

In Germany, PetrolPlaza reports that German biodiesel exports through June jumped 14% on the year to 880,000 metric tons with more than 12% of the total destined for non-European markets. Even though the Netherlands reduced imports 10% during the period, it remained the main destination market at 288,800 tons, while imports from Poland jumped by […]

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US ethanol exports hit record in 2016/17 at 1.4 billion gallons

US ethanol exports hit record in 2016/17 at 1.4 billion gallons

October 1, 2018 |

In Washington, partnering with the Renewable Fuels Association, Growth Energy and USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service—and with support from the Market Access Program funds and state check-off contributions—the U.S. Grains Council has been able to help promote corn ethanol sales globally for a new export record in marketing year 2016/2017 of nearly 1.4 billion gallons. Calendar […]

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Argentina to pass B10 mandate thanks to falling exports

Argentina to pass B10 mandate thanks to falling exports

September 5, 2018 |

In Argentina, while exports are dropping, domestic consumption is seen rising this year to an all-time high of 1.48 billion liters, and for the first time since the policy was put in place in 2014, the blending rate will be above the mandated 10% at 10.3%. Some analysts blame the US’s anti-dumping duties on Argentine […]

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India blocks biofuels exports now too

India blocks biofuels exports now too

August 29, 2018 |

In India, just days after the government restricted imports of biofuels, the Financial Express reports that biofuel exports have been restricted now as well and will only be allowed with a license. Biodiesel exports doubled this year to nearly $5.4 million compared to last year. Previously, biofuel policy hadn’t encouraged and in some cases discouraged […]

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