02 March 2007 18:14 [Source: ICIS news]
Elisio Contini, head of the strategic management office for
According to US officials, the
As Brazilian automotive consumption of ethanol continues to grow, Contini said that with possible fluctuations in his country’s sugar cane crop, its ethanol feedstock, “we may need to import ethanol from time to time”.
He said the Brazilian government is already providing technical assistance and advice to other Latin American countries that want to develop or accelerate ethanol production.
“We receive every week delegations from other Latin American countries looking for help in developing bio-energy,” Contini said.
“We hope to see in the next two or three years considerable development of ethanol production in
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