Tag: U.S. grains council

RFA, Growth Energy, U.S. Grains Council welcome UK E10 mandate

RFA, Growth Energy, U.S. Grains Council welcome UK E10 mandate

February 28, 2021 |

In Washington, D.C., the Renewable Fuels Association, Growth Energy and the U.S. Grains Council welcomed the United Kingdom’s announcement to introduce a 10% ethanol blend standard (E10) nationwide by September of this year. “The United Kingdom’s introduction of an E10 ethanol blend comes amid a global push to decarbonize the transportation sector and reduce greenhouse […]

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COVID-19 Pandemic weighed on 2019/2020 global ethanol trade

COVID-19 Pandemic weighed on 2019/2020 global ethanol trade

November 22, 2020 |

In Washington, D.C., the U.S. Grains Council reports that at the close of the most recent marketing year, U.S. ethanol exports were down 12 percent year-over-year according to data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, weighed on by COVID-19 and the global issuance of stay-at-home orders. Over the course of the marketing year (September 2019-August […]

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U.S. Grains Council outlines trade barriers in comments submitted to USTR

U.S. Grains Council outlines trade barriers in comments submitted to USTR

November 7, 2020 |

In Washington, D.C., the U.S. Grains Council submitted comments to the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative highlighting significant trade barriers facing exports of U.S. coarse grains, ethanol and co-products. “We believe that resolution of the broad range of trade barriers outlined in this report could bring about a correction in the coarse grain trade […]

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U.S.-Vietnam ethanol MOU aims to support partnerships between countries

U.S.-Vietnam ethanol MOU aims to support partnerships between countries

November 1, 2020 |

In Vietnam, the U.S. Grains Council and Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade signed a memorandum of understanding on expanding the use and availability of ethanol in Vietnam. The agreement promises to further a strong partnership between the two nations and encourage expanded ethanol use throughout Southeast Asia. The MOU was signed during the 2020 […]

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On the Move –USGC ethanol manager, Neste’s Board of European Chemical Industry Council, Calyxt VP of BD, BASF and Stora Enso leadership

On the Move –USGC ethanol manager, Neste’s Board of European Chemical Industry Council, Calyxt VP of BD, BASF and Stora Enso leadership

October 29, 2020 |

As we wrap up the month of October, we have lots of moves going on in the bioeconomy with a farewell to U.S. Grains Council’s Manager of Ethanol Trade Policy and Economics, a new Vice President of Business Development at Calyxt, and not one but two moves going on at BASF and another two moves […]

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U.S. Grains Council works on boosting demand for U.S. ethanol in Asia

U.S. Grains Council works on boosting demand for U.S. ethanol in Asia

September 6, 2020 |

In Washington, D.C. a boom in demand for hand sanitizer in South Korea since the outbreak of COVID-19 is no shocker, but the related jump in U.S. ethanol imports to the country to meet that need may be more surprising. Even more importantly, this uptick in demand is opening doors for the U.S. Grains Council […]

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Overall U.S. corn supply remains strong even with Derecho causes destruction in Midwest

Overall U.S. corn supply remains strong even with Derecho causes destruction in Midwest

August 23, 2020 |

In Washington, D.C., the U.S. Grains Council reports that while a powerful, 14-hour derecho hit more than 700 miles of crop land in the U.S. Midwest – mainly in Iowa, Illinois, Nebraska and Ohio – on Aug. 10, corn supply remains strong with above-average corn harvest this fall. While damage to farms and corn crops […]

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U.S. Grains Council releases 2019/2020 Corn Export Cargo Quality Report

U.S. Grains Council releases 2019/2020 Corn Export Cargo Quality Report

April 26, 2020 |

In Washington, D.C., the 2019/2020 U.S. corn crop faced many challenges, including late planting, delayed maturation and late harvests. Even with these challenges, data compiled in the U.S. Grains Council’s latest report indicate the majority of the crop – 71.2% of samples tested – still had a test weight at or above the limit for […]

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U.S. corn sales to China show continued activity following Phase 1 trade deal

U.S. corn sales to China show continued activity following Phase 1 trade deal

April 5, 2020 |

In Washington, D.C., U.S. Grains Council reports that 756,000 metric tons (29.8 million bushels) of U.S. corn sold to China the week ending March 19, 2020, demonstrated follow through on commitments made in the U.S.-China Phase 1 agreement signed in January and provided much-needed positive demand news for U.S. farmers. The single sale brought total […]

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U.S. Grains Show Resiliency in 2019/2020 Corn Harvest Quality Report

U.S. Grains Show Resiliency in 2019/2020 Corn Harvest Quality Report

January 5, 2020 |

In Washington, D.C., after one of the United States’ most challenging growing seasons in history, that included weather-related planting delays, delayed crop maturation and early rains and snows during harvest, the U.S. Grains Council published its ninth annual Corn Harvest Quality Report, a representative view of the quality of corn assembled for export, collected as […]

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