India to hit E5 mandate by importing from US and Brazil for industry

April 21, 2016 |

In India, biofuel blending mandates and demand for ethanol from the industrial sector have finally found a balance with domestic production going towards the 5% blend while cheaper Brazilian and US imports will satisfy the chemical market. For this first time in three years that the 5% blending mandate has been in place, the country will comply with the required sourcing levels and via domestic molasses-based production. The government is now pushing towards a transition to E10.

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