Tag: UNICA

Brazilian ethanol production down 10% in H2 August due to poor weather

Brazilian ethanol production down 10% in H2 August due to poor weather

August 24, 2022 |

In Brazil, Reuters reports UNICA data shows ethanol production fell during the first half of August by more than 10% to 2 billion liters in line with a 13.7% drop in the sugarcane crush. Even though yields have increased 2.5% this year, adverse weather got in the way of the crush during H1 August, causing […]

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Brazilian H1 May ethanol production down 10% on year

Brazilian H1 May ethanol production down 10% on year

May 25, 2022 |

In Brazil, Reuters reports that UNICA data shows ethanol production was down 10% during the first half of May at 1.65 billion liters compared to the same period last year, a figure which includes corn ethanol production and not just sugarcane based. Sugar production was down more than 30% from 2021 at 1.67 million metric […]

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Brazil and India launch Virtual Center of Excellence to support automotive sector

Brazil and India launch Virtual Center of Excellence to support automotive sector

April 25, 2022 |

In India, bilateral cooperation between Brazil and India for the promotion of ethanol and its blends in the automotive sector will have a Virtual Center of Excellence (CoE). The initiative was launched through the Memorandum of Understanding signed last week in New Delhi by the Sugar Cane Industry Union (UNICA) and the Indian Automobile Manufacturers […]

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UNICA sees ethanol production falling 8% in 2022/23

UNICA sees ethanol production falling 8% in 2022/23

December 28, 2021 |

In Brazil, Pro Farmer reports UNICA expects ethanol production to fall during the next 2022/23 season at 27.7 billion liters, more than 8% lower than the crush ending this month. It expects more sugarcane to be diverted to ethanol in the crush starting in April at 55.13% compared to this year. With frosts and drought […]

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UNICA data shows H1 May ethanol production steady on year by hydrous up 20%

UNICA data shows H1 May ethanol production steady on year by hydrous up 20%

May 26, 2021 |

In Brazil, Reuters reports UNICA data shows the sugarcane crush is catching up to last year despite delays in starting the season. Data for H1 May shows that cane crushed was just 3% lower than during the same period last year with ethanol production nearly flat at 1.81 billion liters, down only 0.6% on the […]

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UNICA data shows ethanol production down 18% during H2 March

UNICA data shows ethanol production down 18% during H2 March

April 13, 2021 |

In Brazil, Reuters reports that UNICA data shows ethanol production fell 18% during the second half of March to 372 million liters while the sugarcane crush during the period was a third less than last year. Poor rains have negatively impacted cane growth over the past few months, so mills are choosing to not start […]

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UNICA says September ethanol exports jumped 65% to 331 million liters

UNICA says September ethanol exports jumped 65% to 331 million liters

October 12, 2020 |

In Brazil, Reuters reports UNICA data shows September ethanol exports reached 331 million liters, up 65%. Ethanol production during the second half of the month fell more than 3% on the year to 2.16 billion liters as sugar mills continue to focus on sugar production which saw a nearly 60% increase over last year during […]

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UNICA says 72.5% of cane went to ethanol production during H1 March

UNICA says 72.5% of cane went to ethanol production during H1 March

April 14, 2020 |

In Brazil, Reuters reports that UNICA data shows sugar mills allocated 72.5% of cane juice towards ethanol production rather than sugar during the second half of March, down from the 79.5% allotment during the same period last year but still a high percentage compared to the last several years. Hydrous ethanol sales during the period […]

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Brazilian ethanol production breaks record through mid-January at 32.2 billion liters

Brazilian ethanol production breaks record through mid-January at 32.2 billion liters

January 28, 2020 |

In Brazil, Platts reports that UNICA data shows ethanol production between April and January 16 reached 32.3 billion liters, the highest ever seen during the period. Of the total, 22.3 billion liters were hydrous while corn ethanol reached 1.14 billion liters, an increase of 103% on the year. Total ethanol sales for the period reached […]

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UNICA says H1 September hydrous ethanol production reached 1.69 billion liters

UNICA says H1 September hydrous ethanol production reached 1.69 billion liters

September 26, 2019 |

In Brazil, Renewables Now reports that UNICA data shows sugar mills produced 1.69 billion liters of hydrous ethanol during the first half of September in addition to 683.79 million liters of anhydrous ethanol. Of the total, just 54.69 million liters were exported while the remainder was destined for the domestic market. Even so, hydrous ethanol […]

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