Tag: trade war

US Grains Council says US-China trade war hitting crush margin by 10 cents a gallon

US Grains Council says US-China trade war hitting crush margin by 10 cents a gallon

May 16, 2019 |

In Washington, Reuters reports that the US Grains Council says the ethanol industry is hurting badly as a result of the ongoing trade war between the US and China, saying that without the tariff, the US could supply 90% of China’s import demand. The USGC’s chief economist said that margins would expand 10 cents per […]

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China slaps 25% import tariff on US biodiesel even though it doesn’t import much

China slaps 25% import tariff on US biodiesel even though it doesn’t import much

May 13, 2019 |

In China, Bloomberg reports that additional tariffs on US biodiesel imports are among the latest retaliation measures in the ongoing US-China trade war. Even though China imports very little biodiesel from the US, it will still increase the tariff to 25% from the current 10%. China also lobbed a 25% import duty on US-origin soybeans […]

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US ethanol exports to China finding creative trade routes despite trade war

US ethanol exports to China finding creative trade routes despite trade war

November 14, 2018 |

In China, in response to the ongoing trade war with the US which has dampened imports of ethanol among other products such as soy, Platts reports that ethanol was imported from Malaysia and Indonesia, neither of which have ethanol industries of any meaningful scale. Data from the General Administration of Customs shows, in its first […]

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