Reese Ewing

30 Oct 2018 | Reese Ewing
Brazil will raise its mandatory biodiesel blend to 11% in June 2019, from the current 10% blend, in the first of a series of...
12 Oct 2018 | Reese Ewing
Brazil’s Energy Policy Council (CNPE) is drawing up the timeline and conditions for raising the mandatory biodiesel blend to 15%...
5 Oct 2018 | Reese Ewing
Brazil's ethanol industry has amassed record level inventories of the biofuel to sell over the inter-harvest period that running...
17 Aug 2018 | Reese Ewing
Brazilian ethanol producers are building inventories in preparation for an early end to the 2018/19 crush due to...
13 Jul 2018 | Reese Ewing
Brazil’s annual ethanol production is expected to nearly double to 49.4 billion litres by 2030 under the new Renovabio biofuels law that is intended to spur investment in the country’s biofuels industry.
20 Jun 2018 | Reese Ewing
In an overwhelming vote in favour, Brazil’s Senate has approved a bill to allow cane mills to sell ethanol directly to retailers which, if cleared by the lower house, would break up the country’s current fuel distribution oligopoly.
22 May 2018 | Reese Ewing
Brazil’s plan to increase its mandatory biodiesel blend by 50% to 15% in all retail diesel by 2025, could be a bonanza for the country’s grain crushing industry.
The environmental credibility of Brazil’s biofuels industry and the carbon footprint of its ethanol producers is coming under increasing scrutiny as the country’s Senate considers whether to allow the growth of sugar cane in the Amazon.
16 Mar 2018 | Reese Ewing
Brazil’s biggest sugar and ethanol trader Copersucar expects 2018/19 ethanol output from the center-south cane crop to grow by 5.4% to 27.5 billion litres, despite a smaller regional crop versus last season.
9 Mar 2018 | Reese Ewing
Brazil raised its biodiesel mandate to 10% on March 1 from the previous 8%, with the change expected to boost demand by nearly 25% for the biofuel this year, according to the Mines and Energy Ministry.