Markets

July 19, 2019

UNICA: Domestic sales of hydrous ethanol up in June

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Feedstocks, BusinessUNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane industry association, has released data for the second half of June. The volume of sugarcane processed during the period was up slightly from last year. Production and sales of ethanol remained relatively high. READ MORE

July 18, 2019

First shipment of ETBE made with US ethanol arrives in Japan

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Markets, BusinessThe first shipment of ethyl tert-butyl ether (ETBE) made with U.S. corn-based ethanol arrived in Japan last week, marking the country’s new demand for U.S. ethanol-based products and a milestone in U.S. ethanol market development efforts. READ MORE

July 18, 2019

Report shows optimism for fuel ethanol use in Korea

BY Matt ThompsonFound In:Markets, Business, PolicyA recently released report from the USDA Foreign Agricultural Services Global Agricultural Information Network says South Korea may soon revise its regulations to allow the use of ethanol-blended fuel. READ MORE

July 16, 2019

US ethanol groups weigh in on Ontario’s E15 plan

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Business, Policy, RetailerGrowth Energy, the Renewable Fuels Association and the U.S. Grains Council sent joint comments to Ontario’s Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks July 8 regarding its proposed plan and schedule for implementing E15. READ MORE

July 15, 2019

CropEnergies: Ethanol production down, operating profit up in Q1

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, BusinessEuropean ethanol producer CropEnergies AG has released fiscal first quarter financial results, reporting ethanol production was down 19 percent during the three month period ending May 31. Revenue and operating profit, however, were up. READ MORE

July 15, 2019

Casey’s, Kansas Corn announce expansion of E15 fuel

BY Kansas Corn Commission Found In:Markets, Business, RetailerCasey’s General Stores and the Kansas Corn Commission have announced the addition of E15 fuel at several Casey’s locations across Kansas, providing Kansas drivers with a lower-priced, cleaner fuel option. READ MORE

July 12, 2019

ACE, IRFA host tours for Mexican fuel retailers

BY Matt ThompsonFound In:Markets, Business, RetailerFuel retailers from Mexico visited Iowa this week to get a first-hand view of the U.S.’s ethanol industry. The group toured a farm where corn is grown, an ethanol plant, a fuel terminal, and several retail stations. READ MORE

July 12, 2019

ITA committee focused on renewable energy exports to meet July 25

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, BusinessThe U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration has announced an opening meeting of the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee will be held July 25 in Washington, D.C. READ MORE

July 12, 2019

USGC: Indian producers investigate Philippines ethanol model

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Markets, BusinessThe seventh annual Bioenergy Week of the Global Bioenergy Partnership allowed the USGC to highlight how the government and private industry in the Philippines cooperate to promote ethanol to a delegation of sugar-based ethanol producers from India. READ MORE