22 February 2011 20:08 [Source: ICIS news]
Ethanol production in the 2010-2011 crop year rose by 7.0% to 25.3bn litres.
The figure refers to production in the centre-south, which accounts for 90% of
The sugarcane harvest in the area runs from April to November/December.
Unica also expects sugarcane production to remain steady in the 2011-2012 crop year, a representative said on the sidelines of the National Ethanol Conference.
Centre-south mills in 2010-2011 crushed 556.2m tonnes of sugarcane, an increase of 2.6% compared with 2009-2010 harvest.
The lack of growth in Brazilian ethanol production could point to a continued tight market in
The National Ethanol Conference, which is organised by the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA), closes on Tuesday.
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