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US ethanol not likely to enter Japan until 2019/20

US ethanol not likely to enter Japan until 2019/20

April 19, 2018 |

In Japan, Platts reports that the new policy shift allowing US ethanol into the market for blending into MTBE won’t have an immediate impact because new-season ethanol from Brazil had already been booked before the policy was approved. As a result, US ethanol won’t likely be imported into Japan until 2019/20 but when the market […]

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US ethanol remains 35% cheaper than Brazilian, prompting exports

US ethanol remains 35% cheaper than Brazilian, prompting exports

March 15, 2018 |

In Brazil, currently, ethanol is $1.50 per gallon at the Gulf Coast Ports in the United States, while ethanol in Brazil is $2.32 per gallon. Due to price competitiveness and strong demand, Brazil, the second largest global ethanol producer, is also the largest overseas buyer of U.S. ethanol. One contributing factor is the internal distribution […]

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US ethanol exports collapse in February as China remains conspicuously absent

US ethanol exports collapse in February as China remains conspicuously absent

March 12, 2018 |

In Texas, Platts reports USDA data showing ethanol exports fell by nearly half in February from the month before to 334.4 million liters, also 24% lower than in February 2017, on the back of China’s near absence as an import destination despite strong buying expected throughout Q1. The market had expected exports to remain steady […]

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US ethanol production passes 16 billion gallon annualized rate

US ethanol production passes 16 billion gallon annualized rate

March 8, 2018 |

In Washington, according to EIA data as analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association, US ethanol production averaged 1.057 million barrels per day (b/d)—or 44.39 million gallons daily. That is up 12,000 b/d from the week before. The four-week average for ethanol production was unchanged at 1.046 million b/d for an annualized rate of 16.04 billion […]

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EU re-opens investigation into alleged US ethanol dumping

EU re-opens investigation into alleged US ethanol dumping

February 20, 2018 |

In Belgium, an investigation was announced in the Official Journal of the European Union on February 20 relating to imports of ethanol originating in the US. ePure requested in November that the investigation is re-opened, and as the current 9.5% duty on US-origin ethanol that has been in place since 2013 was set to expire […]

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New RFA study shows ethanol industry added nearly $44.4 billion to GDP

New RFA study shows ethanol industry added nearly $44.4 billion to GDP

February 14, 2018 |

In Texas, the U.S. ethanol industry added nearly $44.4 billion to the nation’s gross domestic product and supported 358,779 jobs in 2017, according to a new study conducted by ABF Economics. The study, released today by the Renewable Fuels Association at the 23rd annual National Ethanol Conference, looked at the contribution of the ethanol industry […]

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Japan gives OK for US ethanol imports

Japan gives OK for US ethanol imports

November 28, 2017 |

In Japan, the government has given the thumbs up to allow ethanol imports from the US for use in its ethanol-blending mandate after analyzing potential alternative sourcing origins. Corn-based ethanol from the US is currently 35% cheaper than Brazilian sugarcane-based ethanol that has supplied to mandate until now. The 132 million gallon mandate was extended […]

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US ethanol exports soared 75% in May while biodiesel slumped

US ethanol exports soared 75% in May while biodiesel slumped

July 6, 2017 |

In Washington, the US Census Bureau says Brazil and Canada remained top imports of American ethanol in May with 54% of the 119.2 million gallons head to North-Northeast Brazil while 26% headed north of the border. Exports for the month were 75% higher on the year, while year-through-May exports were 24% higher on the year. […]

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RFA says US ethanol exports fell 32% in April to lowest in eight months

RFA says US ethanol exports fell 32% in April to lowest in eight months

June 5, 2017 |

In Washington, U.S. ethanol exports totaled 87.2 million gallons (mg) in April, down 32% from March and the lowest volume in eight months, according to government data released and analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA). Still, year-to-date ethanol exports remain on a record pace, with 474.8 mg of shipments recorded in the first four […]

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US ethanol production jumps to 15.223B gallon annual rate

US ethanol production jumps to 15.223B gallon annual rate

May 11, 2017 |

According to EIA data as analyzed by the renewable Fuels Association, ethanol production averaged 1.006 million barrels per day (b/d)—or 42.25 million gallons daily. That is up 20,000 b/d (2.0%) from the week before and marked a five-week high. The four-week average for ethanol production moved upward for the first time in over a month […]

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