US ethanol stocks increase on spike in imports

19 December 2012 23:16  [Source: ICIS news]

HOUSTON (ICIS)--US ethanol stocks rose as imports increased last week, according to data from the Energy Information Administration (EIA) on Wednesday.

Ethanol stocks for the week that ended on 14 December were at 20.8m bbl, up 4.0% from 20.0m bbl a week earlier.

Meanwhile, ethanol production was at 822,000 bbl/day, down from 824,000 bbl/day the previous week.

Year on year, ethanol production is down 13.0% from 943,000 bbl/day. 

Imports increased to 37,000 bbl, up from 12,000 bbl a week earlier.

By: Bobbie Clark
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