Copersucar to be Largest Ethanol Trader

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 Eco-Energy. The deal will create the largest global ethanol trader, the Brazilian firm said Monday, November 5th.

"With this partnership, Copersucar becomes a truly global company in the biofuel market, expanding the scale of its operations to the two main ethanol markets in the world,” Luís Roberto Pogetti, Copersucar’s Chairman, said in a statement, referring to the . . .

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