Brazilian ethanol imports soar six-fold on year during May

June 8, 2017 |

In Brazil, ethanol imports increased 122% in May from April at 248 million liters, more than six times the volume imported during May 2016, nearly all of it from the US coming into northeastern ports. With the possibility of suspended import duties expiring in May or June rather than 2019 as planned in response to increased imports over recent months, volumes increased significantly before the policy shift requested by UNICA and north-northeastern producers could be implemented.

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