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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Although representatives from both Mercosur and the European Union (EU) continue to say they hope for an ample economic accord between the two blocs by the end of the year,...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – An agreement between the Brazilian government and the country’s automotive and sugar-ethanol industry will increase the blend of ethanol in gasoline from 25 percent to 27 percent starting February 15th....
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Ethanol made from sugar cane waste is set to arrive at gas stations across Brazil in 2014, in what is being dubbed the most promising development in biofuel technology in...
By Andrew Willis, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The global ethanol market received a shakeup this week, with the largest sugar and ethanol trader in Brazil, Copersucar, set to take control over U.S. biofuel marketer and logistics company...
By Andrew Willis, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Profits at Brazil’s state-led oil company, Petrobras, fell twelve percent during the three months ending September 30th, compared to the same period last year, according to results published last week....
By Andrew Willis, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Imports of gasoline and diesel are set to rise substantially next year at Petrobras, Brazil’s semi-state oil company, as refinery capacity fails to keep pace with growing domestic demand. The...
By Tracy Woodley, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Petrobras Transporte S.A. (Transpetro), a subsidiary of Petrobras responsible for the transportation of petroleum and natural gas, received a new product shipment vessel this morning in concordance with the company’s...
By Mary Carroll, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The ethanol industry used to fuel a large percent of vehicles on the roads of Brazil is in a state of crisis following moves by the government to reduce gasoline...
By Sarah de Sainte Croix, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Vinema Multióleos Vegetais, an agribusiness company from Rio Grande do Sul in the South of Brazil, is pioneering a groundbreaking project which uses byproducts from the rice...
By Sam Cowie, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - As the world’s second largest ethanol producer (after the U.S.), Brazil slipped into a rather enviable position on Friday when U.S. Congress dropped its ethanol import tariffs. According to industry...
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