Tanzania to start Brazilian ethanol imports in bid to reduce fuel costs

June 17, 2011 |

In Tanzania, Mr. Leo Lyayuka, senior principal marketing director for the Tanzania Petroleum Development Corporation stated that Tanzania is ready to import ethanol from Brazil to lower fuel prices 10%.  The comment was made during a media training seminar that was organized by the Ministry for Energy and Minerals.

The TPDC is working to make sure that Tanzania starts using ethanol, and that the Ministry for Energyy and Minerals will issue a statement to the public regarding the use of ethanol in the country.  The ministry has issued guidelines including avoiding threatening land used for food crops, livestock or other human needs.

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