India boosts ethanol prices to encourage further production ahead of E20

November 10, 2021 |

In India, the Press Trust of India reports the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs agreed to increase the price of ethanol from sugarcane juice by almost 20 cents per liter to 85 cents starting in December when the new ethanol marketing season kicks off, which is different from the sugarcane marketing year that began in October. The hope is that higher prices will encourage further production that will in turn help to achieve 20% blending by 2025. Prices for ethanol from B-Heavy molasses and C-Heavy molasses were also increased.

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