Tag: T2 ethanol

European T2 ethanol rises to 21-month highs as mothballed facilities bite into supplies

European T2 ethanol rises to 21-month highs as mothballed facilities bite into supplies

December 5, 2018 |

In the Netherlands, Platts reports that T2 ethanol prices have risen to Eur622.25/cu m FOB Rotterdam as tight supplies in the Amsterdam-Rotterdam-Antwerp region pushed levels to 21-month highs. Key suppliers to the region, Vivergo and Ensus from the UK, have been mothballed and in turn left the region without sufficient volume. US and Latin American […]

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European T2 ethanol prices near seven-month high

European T2 ethanol prices near seven-month high

July 30, 2018 |

In the Netherlands, Platts reports that logistical problems along the Rhine due to dry weather and low river levels have squeezed European ethanol stocks sufficiently to push prices towards seven-month highs at $560/cu m. Stronger feedstock prices—such as milling wheat that recently hit a three-year high—have also contributed to the ethanol price increase but not […]

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European ethanol producers suffer from seriously negative crush margins

European ethanol producers suffer from seriously negative crush margins

May 22, 2018 |

In the Netherlands, Platts reports that T2 ethanol margins are at the lowest seen in three years at negative $48 per metric ton as European wheat prices soar to $208/mt due to dry weather conditions that have many concerned about yields from the upcoming harvest. Corn ethanol producers aren’t having a great time either although […]

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European T2 ethanol falls to 18-month low on high stocks and seasonal imports

European T2 ethanol falls to 18-month low on high stocks and seasonal imports

April 2, 2018 |

In the Netherlands, ICIS reports that FOB Rotterdam EU T2 ethanol prices have fallen to $522 per cubic meter, the lowest since September 2016, pushing crush margins into negative territory for European producers. With the European Union capping conventional ethanol at 7% through 2020 and likely further through 2030, traders see the European market in […]

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European T2 ethanol margins at 18-month lows due to low demand and higher feedstock prices

European T2 ethanol margins at 18-month lows due to low demand and higher feedstock prices

March 15, 2018 |

In the Netherlands, Platts reports that T2 ethanol margins are at 18-month lows of Eur4.85/cu m and Eur3.50/cu m against EU milling wheat and corn due to oversupplies in the market with ethanol prices quoted at Eur449/cu m FOB Rotterdam on Tuesday. Demand typically eases in Q4 and Q1 but continued imports and more expected […]

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T2 ethanol prices slump to 11-month low ahead of flood of beet-based supplies

T2 ethanol prices slump to 11-month low ahead of flood of beet-based supplies

October 19, 2017 |

In the Netherlands, T2 ethanol prices have slumped to an 11-month low of $542/cu m on the back of increased supplies from sugarbeet-based ethanol following the de-regulation of the European Union’s sugarbeet market. Spanish and South American cargos have also recently arrived in Rotterdam, helping to further bring down the price. Most beet-based ethanol is […]

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T2 ethanol prices slip to 10-month low as beet sugar market deregulates

T2 ethanol prices slip to 10-month low as beet sugar market deregulates

October 2, 2017 |

In the Netherlands, with the deregulation of the European sugarbeet industry, T2 ethanol prices have fallen to a 10-month low in expectation that more ethanol will soon be available on the market as the beet harvest kicks into gear. With lower prices expected in October, buyers stayed on the sidelines during the last week of […]

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European T2 ethanol prices sink to six-month low ahead of sugar deregulation

European T2 ethanol prices sink to six-month low ahead of sugar deregulation

September 25, 2017 |

In the Netherlands, T2 ethanol prices sank to a six-month low last week in light of increased beet-based ethanol production expected to enter the market from October when the EU’s sugar regime is deregulated. Prices have been falling since July in expectation of significant supplies preparing to enter the European market. Weak sugar prices may […]

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European T2 ethanol prices jump to one-month high despite October bringing more supplies

European T2 ethanol prices jump to one-month high despite October bringing more supplies

September 19, 2017 |

In the Netherlands, European T2 ethanol prices are seeing some recovery thanks to maintenance season that took some production capacity offline, bringing prices back up to one-month highs. Beet-based ethanol producers are expected to ramp up production come October after the European beet sugar quota system ends, but the higher prices have taken that increased […]

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European T2 ethanol prices fall to 18-week low as bearish trend continues

European T2 ethanol prices fall to 18-week low as bearish trend continues

August 23, 2017 |

In the Netherlands, European T2 ethanol continues its bearish trend, hitting an 18-week low on the back of falling milling wheat prices and the upcoming liberalization of the sugar program that will bring on significantly more feedstock availability to the market come October. Fundamentals for the month haven’t changed, however, leaving the market to focus […]

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