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February 1, 2019
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.
December 6, 2018
Ethanol production using sugarcane and molasses in 2018 is expected to increase to 270 million liters (ML) from 235 ML the previous year as aggregate capacity increases.
November 19, 2018
Australia’s biofuels industry situation has not experienced any drastic changes and essentially remains the same as last year.
July 16, 2018
Colombia recently increased their biofuel blend mandate to 10 percent for most of the country.
April 18, 2018
Brazil’s MY 2018/19 sugarcane crush is estimated at 628 mmt, a decrease of 11 million metric tons compared to the previous crop, mostly due to below average crop management and slower stock....
March 22, 2018
Bolivia announces its intention to implement an ethanol blend mandate in gasoline which will begin at 10 percent and would increase gradually as the Bolivian industry increases production....
October 25, 2017
Local ethanol production is expected to increase through 2018 with import growth not expected to fully offset rising demand.
September 27, 2017
Colombia’s biofuel production decreased in 2016 as a result of difficult weather conditions that affected its main feedstocks (sugarcane and palm oil).
September 1, 2017
Brazil’s consumers have a budding appetite for higher-value food products as the country’s economy recovers from a historic recession and its middle class grows.
August 18, 2017
Japan’s current renewable energy policy focuses on generating power from solar, wind, biomass and geothermal sources.
May 3, 2017
Argentine sugar production for 2017/18 is forecast at 1.9 million tons (raw basis), a decline of six percent over the previous season.
April 24, 2017
Brazil’s MY 2017/18 sugarcane crush is estimated at 645 mmt, a one percent decrease compared to the previous season due to irregular weather conditions in some growing areas....
August 31, 2016
Japan’s current renewable energy policy focuses on generating power from solar, wind, and geothermal sources. Imports of wood pellets have been increasing for thermal power generation.
August 24, 2016
Local ethanol production is expected to increase through 2017 due to a modest buildup in capacity.
August 17, 2016
Colombia’s biofuel mandates remain unchanged resulting in little incentive to increase production or consumption.
April 20, 2016
Brazil’s MY 2016/17 sugarcane crush is estimated at 680 mmt, a two-percent increase compared to the previous season due to good weather conditions that favored steady development of sugarcane stocks.
January 8, 2016
India's Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approved a sugarcane production subsidy of INR 4.50 per quintal for sugarcane crushed during MY 2015/16 (Oct-Sept).
August 26, 2015
Colombian biofuels production cannot fulfill policy expectations as a result of production deficiencies and insular policies that restrict trade.
August 14, 2015
Paraguayan ethanol production is forecast to reach a record 215 million liters in 2016. This is a result of expected larger sales of gasoline as the local economy continues to expand.
December 26, 2014
The Government of India (GOI) announced a price fixing scheme for fuel ethanol procurement for parastatal oil marketing companies (OMCs).

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