Brazil: Brazil’s ethanol import tax: What is at stake?
DATE 7Aug 2019

The Brazilian ethanol sector is going through a moment of uncertainty regarding the potential gains or losses in the near term. A potential drop in the ethanol import barrier could flood the Brazilian market with much cheaper US product and hamper the upward domestic price trend observed so far this year. According to the S&P Global Platts… Read More »

Australia: Indogulf Cropsciences Ltd Establishes Subsidiary in Australia for Agrochemical Business
DATE 7Aug 2019

Indogulf Cropsciences Ltd. (India) ?has established its Australian Subsidiary as “Indogulf Cropsciences Australia Pty Ltd” that will undertake agrochemical business in Australia to achieve strategic position, improve competitiveness and stimulate business growth. This is the second overseas subsidiary of Indogulf India after Indogulf Cropsciences USA Corp, in Orlando USA. Mr. Rakesh Malhotra Hon’ble Consul General, Consulate… Read More »

USA: Ethanol producer says tariffs will hurt ethanol sales
DATE 7Aug 2019

An ethanol plant in northwest Iowa suspended production last week and industry officials say it won’t be the last. Ethanol plants in Iowa and across the Midwest are expected to sharply cut back on their production in the coming weeks. DeLayne  Johnson, CEO of Quad County Corn Processors in the northwest Iowa town of Galva,… Read More »

India: Maharashtra government seeks permission from Center to make
DATE 7Aug 2019

The state government has asked permission from the central government to allow sugar factories in Maharashtra to convert their sugar stock into ethanol, so that nearly Rs 20,000 crore locked in the sugar stocks can be used to pay the dues of farmers. At the end of crushing season of 2018-19 (October-March), the total closing… Read More »

Australia – The bittersweet pill in the Australia- India sugar stoush
DATE 3Aug 2019

Over the past few months, sugar has featured prominently in India’s political and economic discussion. Countries such as Australia, Brazil and Guatemala are upset with the Indian government’s subsidies to its sugarcane farmers, alleging in a claim to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) that the subsidies are inconsistent with global trade rules and have led… Read More »