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USDA to undertake seven trade missions in 2020

BY USDA Foreign Agriculture Service Found In:Markets, BusinessThe U.S. Department of Agriculture announced seven trade missions in 2020 meant to promote U.S. agricultural goods to overseas markets. Four of the destinations will be first-time visits for the organization. READ MORE

December 06, 2019

UNICA: Brazilian corn ethanol production up significantly

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, BusinessUNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane industry association, has announced that nearly three-fourths of the sugarcane processed during the first half of November went to ethanol production. The group also said corn ethanol production is up significantly. READ MORE

December 05, 2019

RFA stresses ethanol benefits at UN Climate Change Conference

BY Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Markets, Business, PolicyLow-carbon ethanol is an economical and proven solution for fighting global climate change, the Renewable Fuels Association told world leaders in Madrid at the U.N. Climate Change Conference, also known as COP25. READ MORE

December 05, 2019

OPINION: E15 marketplace update

BY Mike O’Brien, vice president of market development at Growth Energy Found In:Markets, Business, RetailerE15 reached new hights in 2019. New York, the nation's fourth largest fuel market, issued a rule allowing E15 in November, American drivers topped 11 billion miles on E15 in October, and summer E15 sales were up 46 percent. READ MORE

December 05, 2019

OPINION: All I want for Christmas is truth

BY Ron Lamberty, senior vice president, American Coalition for Ethanol Found In:Markets, Business, RetailerAlthough misinformation pushed by oil interests claims retailers have to buy new tanks, lines, dispensers and other components if they want to sell E15, ample evidence proves that most retailers can offer E15 with little or no equipment upgrades. READ MORE

December 04, 2019

Japan approves US-Japan Trade Agreement

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Business, PolicyU.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer issued a statement Dec. 4 confirming Japan’s Diet, its bicameral legislature, has approved the recently signed U.S.-Japan Trade Agreement, which includes a staged tariff reduction for ethanol. READ MORE

December 03, 2019

Bunge, BP launch BP Bunge Bioenergy joint venture in Brazil

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Coproducts, BusinessBunge Ltd. and BP plc announced Dec. 2 they have completed the formation of BP Bunge Bioenergia, a 50:50 joint venture that combines the two companies’ Brazilian bioenergy and sugarcane ethanol businesses. READ MORE

December 02, 2019

Report: Thailand could benefit from ethanol imports

BY Matt ThompsonFound In:MarketsA recently released report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service says that while Thailand has relied on domestic ethanol production, the country could benefit from importing ethanol and other biofuels. READ MORE

November 27, 2019

ePURE: EU demand for low-carbon fuels can be met sustainably

BY ePURE Found In:Markets, Business, PolicyNew research shows Europe’s need for better-performing, low-carbon fuels to reduce emissions from existing and new cars could be met by the ethanol industry, within the RED II framework, according to ePURE. READ MORE