ePure worried what an EU-Canada trade agreement would mean for ethanol

September 22, 2016 |

In Belgium, ePure says the EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement (CETA), which is to be discussed by the EU’s Trade Ministers during the informal Council meeting in Bratislava on 23 September, is a major threat to the EU ethanol industry. It could result in 1.2 billion liters of additional duty free imports from Canada to the EU, the equivalent of 20% of the EU’s renewable fuel ethanol production, and would eliminate demand for well over 3 million tons of European cereals and sugar beet, undermining the income of thousands of European farmers.

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