Ethanol production in Peru is expected to reach 161 million liters in 2018 falling 2 percent compared to the previous year due to increased production of sugar. Ethanol imports in 2018 are forecast at 200 million liters. Biodiesel production is forecast at 62 million liters in 2018 while imports are forecast at 274 million liters. Peru created E7.8 and B5 mandates for ethanol and biodiesel which were reached in 2013 and 2012, respectively. Blending has remained at that level since with all further growth tied to increased fuel pool size.