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Conab sees Brazilian ethanol production dropping 10% this season

Conab sees Brazilian ethanol production dropping 10% this season

May 5, 2020 |

In Brazil, Reuters reports that with the 50% drop in fuel demand and the related hit on ethanol demand that has cut the profitability of ethanol production, sugarcane mills are switching quickly to sugar production. The national supply agency Conab now estimates that sugar production will jump 18.5% this season with a corresponding fall of […]

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CONAB says Brazilian 2019/20 ethanol production reached 35.6B liters

CONAB says Brazilian 2019/20 ethanol production reached 35.6B liters

April 23, 2020 |

In Brazil, Reuters reports that the national supply agency CONAB says ethanol production during the recently concluded 2019/20 season ended at 35.6 billion liters, 7.5% higher than the previous year. Of the total, sugarcane-based ethanol production is estimated at 34 billion liters, more than 5% higher on the year, while the remainder was produced from […]

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Brazil’s CONAB sees ethanol production at 35.5 billion liters in 2019/20

Brazil’s CONAB sees ethanol production at 35.5 billion liters in 2019/20

December 25, 2019 |

In Brazil, Reuters reports that the national supply agency CONAB has increased its ethanol production estimate for 2019/20 crush in the center-south region to 31.57 billion liters compared to its August estimate of 27.35 million liters. The estimate for the overall sugarcane crush was also increased to 589 million metric tons from 571 million tons […]

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CONAB sees 2018/19 Brazilian ethanol production at record high of 33.58 billion liters

CONAB sees 2018/19 Brazilian ethanol production at record high of 33.58 billion liters

April 24, 2019 |

In Brazil, the Brazil-Arab news agency reports that CONAB estimates the 2018/19 crop will end with record ethanol production, jumping more than 23% on the year to 33.58 billion liters, above the previous record of 30.5 billion liters in 2015/16 crop. Overall cane production for the year fell about 1.3% to 625.2 million metric tons […]

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Conab expects Brazilian ethanol demand to increase eventually but now is stagnant

Conab expects Brazilian ethanol demand to increase eventually but now is stagnant

December 21, 2016 |

In Brazil, the government’s agricultural statistics agency Conab says it expects ethanol’s prospects to improve going forward due to the potential for increasing fossil fuel prices. Demand remains stagnant for the moment in the domestic market, however, which combined with strong international prices for sugar and currency fluctuations that supports sugar exports has led to […]

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CONAB sees Brazil 2015/16 ethanol production rising only 1.9% on year

CONAB sees Brazil 2015/16 ethanol production rising only 1.9% on year

April 14, 2015 |

In Brazil, the national crop supply agency CONAB expects ethanol production rise 1.9% during 2015/16 to 29.2 billion liters, while overall cane production is seen 3% higher at 654.6 million metric tons. Drought has negatively impacted cane production while a higher ethanol blend of 27% hasn’t boosted demand for ethanol as much as expected.

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Brazil expects ethanol production to rise 4.8 percent in 2012

Brazil expects ethanol production to rise 4.8 percent in 2012

April 11, 2012 |

In Brazil, the government’s crop supply agency Conab said in its first estimate for the 2012/13 season that ethanol production should reach 23.96 billion liters, up 4.8% from 22.86 billion liters last season from a total cane crop of 602 million metric tons. UNICA is meant to make its first forecast for the season on […]

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