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Fuel ethanol values started the second quarter at €520/cbm FOB Rotterdam on average but soon plummeted below €500/cbm FOB Rotterdam again on a steep backwardation in the US market.
Prices have remained below €500/cbm FOB Rotterdam ever since but have tended to be volatile.
Although prices are at low levels, European producers show no signs of slowing production as they are keen to retain market share.
It is hoped that demand will improve as the summer months progress, but at present, and indeed over the past quarter, buying interest has not met with expectations, especially taking into account that the peak demand summer driving season has begun.
Towards the end of the quarter, the European Energy Council decided to implement a 7% cap on the use of first generation biofuels towards EU biofuels targets.
The European Renewable Ethanol Association (ePURE) said that a separate renewables-in-petrol target was needed in order for ethanol offtake not to suffer, reasoning that the 7% cap could be met by biodiesel capacity in Europe alone.
Updated to Q2 2014
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