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Sugar and Sweeteners Outlook: June 2007

by Stephen Haley

Outlook No. (SSSM-249) 8 pp, June 2007

Rising ethanol demand in global markets is driving the growth of Brazil’s sugar/ethanol complex with new investments in infrastructure and technology. The recent rise in crude oil prices, paired with a global effort for renewable energy development and a growing domestic demand for ethanol have been the key factors driving the recent expansion of Brazil’s sugar and ethanol industries.

Keywords: Ethanol; imports; exports; sugar prices; fuel use; gasoline; sugar mills; distilleries; production; sugarcane; infrastructure; expansion; global markets

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Last updated: Thursday, July 05, 2012

For more information contact: Stephen Haley