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Indian sugar industry calling for ethanol price policy stability to fuel investments

Indian sugar industry calling for ethanol price policy stability to fuel investments

January 28, 2020 |

In India, Cogencis news agency is reporting that the national sugar industry is calling on the prime minister to establish long-term ethanol pricing policies to ensure stability in the market that will allow it to invest in additional production. Although the government has been offering soft loans to sugar mills over the past 18 months […]

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Indonesia to reinstate $50 palm oil export levy from January 1

Indonesia to reinstate $50 palm oil export levy from January 1

December 30, 2019 |

In Indonesia, Cogencis news agency reports the Oil Palm Plantation Fund Management Agency expects to reinstate the $50 per metric ton export levy on palm oil exports following the agency’s $80 per ton increase in the reference price for January to $729.72 from December’s $650.18. A lower levy is lobbed on exports of downstream palm […]

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India to invest additional $372.7 million in soft loans for standalone ethanol distilleries

India to invest additional $372.7 million in soft loans for standalone ethanol distilleries

December 31, 2018 |

In India, Cogencis reports that the government is looking to invest $372.7 million in soft loans for developers of standalone ethanol distilleries, following the successful uptake of soft financing for sugar mills to add on ethanol production to existing facilities. The government has already approved loans for 114 projects attached to sugar mills while new […]

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India to provide additional $1 billion for soft loans to another 168 ethanol plants

India to provide additional $1 billion for soft loans to another 168 ethanol plants

December 5, 2018 |

In India, Cogencis news agency reports that another $1 billion in soft loans for ethanol plants at sugar mills may be on the cards after a first tranche of $863 million attracted 114 projects that have already been approved. The new funding would allow an additional 168 ethanol projects to go forward. The subsidy translates […]

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