RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Minister of Mines and Energy, Bento Albuquerque, said he believes in a partnership between Brazil and India to convert ethanol into a global commodity. On Thursday, January 23rd, the Minister took part in a seminar on business opportunities between the two countries in the areas of energy and mining, in New Delhi, India.
"Brazil is the largest producer of sugarcane ethanol in the world. India is the world's largest producer of sugarcane and I think we can and should cooperate in this field," the minister said in an interview with TV Brasil. "This cooperation . . .