Tag: tariff

Bipartisan House coalition joins White House, RFA in demanding level playing field with Brazil

Bipartisan House coalition joins White House, RFA in demanding level playing field with Brazil

August 23, 2020 |

In Washington, D.C., the Renewable Fuels Association reports that with just two weeks remaining before Brazil is likely to impose a tariff of at least 20 percent on all fuel ethanol imports from the United States, a bipartisan coalition of House members has joined the effort to restore fair and equitable ethanol trade with Brazil. […]

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Brazil slaps US with ethanol quota, 20 percent tariff

Brazil slaps US with ethanol quota, 20 percent tariff

August 23, 2017 |

In Brazil, the Brazilian Chamber of Foreign Trade has approved a recommendation to impose a 20 percent tariff on U.S. ethanol imports after a 600 million liter tariff rate quota, according to postings from the Brazilian Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply Blairo Maggi. Local media are reporting this TRQ would be in place for […]

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Chinese tariff policies slide value of US DDGs by 30%

Chinese tariff policies slide value of US DDGs by 30%

January 23, 2017 |

In Illinois, preliminary tariffs on U.S. DDG, totaling more than 40 percent, were imposed by China several months ago, causing the price of DDG to drop by about 30 percent, or about $60 per ton, affecting the 36 million tons of DDG produced annually in the U.S. The combined tariffs, now totaling more than 80 […]

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Ethanol tariff bill introduced in House

Ethanol tariff bill introduced in House

July 1, 2013 |

In Washington, Rep. Charles Rangel (D-NY) has introduced legislation that would extend the additional duty on ethanol, further protecting the ethanol market from foreign importers. The current tariff is a 2.5% ad valorem tax on the import of ethanol for use in fuel, based on the percent volume of the fuel at the time of […]

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Philippines ethanol manufacturers urge for an expansion of tariff protection

Philippines ethanol manufacturers urge for an expansion of tariff protection

January 2, 2012 |

In the Philippines, domestic ethanol manufacturers are urging the government to expand tariff protection beyond locally-produced products. The current set-up, according to the Federation of Philippine Industries, drives away investors and companies that produce raw and intermediate materials. The Ethanol Producers Association of the Philippines has already asked for an increase in the ethanol tariff  […]

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EU ethanol producers say US ethanol producers dumping, call for probe

EU ethanol producers say US ethanol producers dumping, call for probe

November 4, 2011 |

In Belgium, Reuters reports that ethanol producers in Europe have requested the EU investigate illegal subsidies for U.S. ethanol exporters. Secretary-General of ePURE, Rob Vierhout said in a statement, “Massive and sudden imports of U.S. ethanol, combined with unfairly low prices over the last few years, have seriously damaged the economic situation of European producers.”  […]

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EU boosts tariffs to block low-cost US ethanol

EU boosts tariffs to block low-cost US ethanol

October 18, 2011 |

In Belgium, the European Union’s Customs Code Committee has agreed to raise import taxes on high ethanol blends from E70-E100 to $140/cu m up from the current 6.5% tax that is currently running at $44.4 /cu m with a third of the EU’s member states voting in favor, a third against, and the remaining abstaining. […]

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Brazil threatens action against US ethanol tariff

Brazil threatens action against US ethanol tariff

June 26, 2011 |

In Brazil, the foreign affairs minister says that if the US doesn’t begin paying its fines for trade damages based on its previous cotton program—which the country became famous for when it won again the US in the WTO—then it will pick up where it left and go after the US for its ethanol import […]

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Philippines nixes ethanol tariff hike

Philippines nixes ethanol tariff hike

June 7, 2011 |

In the Philippines, the National Economic and Development Authority (Neda) Board, composed of Cabinet secretaries and chaired by the President, has dismissed the request by the national ethanol producers association to raise the country’s tariff on ethanol imports to 20% from the current 1% because the industry is not yet able to supply domestic demand.

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US tariff on Peruvian ethanol eliminated

US tariff on Peruvian ethanol eliminated

May 31, 2011 |

In Washington, the International Trade Commission has decided that as of January 1, 2011, ethanol imports from Peru will be duty-free which will be an extension of the 1996 US/Peru Free Trade Act. This will benefit projects such as Maple Energy directly.

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