The ICIS Ethanol Report is published weekly in Asia, Europe, Latin America and the US.

  • The Asian report covers fuel ethanol min 99.5% purity (anhydrous) for FOB and CFR SE Asia and ethanol min 95% purity (B-grade, hydrous) for CFR NWE Asia and FOB SE Asia.
  • In Europe, domestic prices are for beverage (96% molasses) and industrial (99%) on a FD basis for Germany, France, Italy and the UK; spot prices for fuel grade anhydrous 99.3-99.9% are quoted for FOB Rdam German RED certified T2, FOB Rdam T2 and FOB Rdam T1.
  • In Latin America, plant prices are for anhydrous FOB Sao Paulo and hydrous FOB Sao Paulo.
  • In the US, quarterly contract prices are for industrial grade 190 and 200 proof FOB, spot prices are for fuel ethanol anhydrous grade FOB US Midwest, Chicago and NY Harbour and delivered Southern California.


Follow commentary to keep up to speed on supply/demand issues, import/export movements and price direction.

The reports are used to establish pricing terms with suppliers or customers and to plan for the future. It is an important source of information which is very useful for business requirements.

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Ethanol Methodology Consultation 2024


ICIS is implementing a process of rolling consultation on all of its pricing methodologies. This consultation paper is part of this formal process and covers all of the ICIS primary price points included in the ethanol weekly publications. The consultation asks both general questions about the suitability of the ICIS pricing methodology and questions addressing […]

Ethanol Methodology – 5 March 2024


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