International Sugar Journal

Brazil – Import tariffs on ethanol waived for nine months [Full subscriber]

The Brazilian government has waived until December 31 its 18% import tariff for a handful of products, including ethanol.

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Global biofuel demand forecast to increase 28% by 2026, says IEA [Full subscriber]

Following a historic decline in 2020 amid global transport disruption due to the Covid-19 pandemic, total biofuel demand will surpass 2019 levels in 2021. In our main case, annual global demand for biofuels is set to grow by 28% by 2026, reaching 186 billion litres, notes International Energy Association (IEA) in its latest report.

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Saudi Arabia to commence building US$5 billion green hydrogen plant [Full subscriber]

Saudi Arabia will start constructing a green hydrogen plant imminently as it pushes ahead with plans to export the fuel in about four years, reported Bloomberg.

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Hysata’s revolutionary process claims green hydrogen production under US$1.5/kg by ‘mid-2020s’ [Full subscriber]

Australian electrolyser manufacturer Hysata claims its electrolyser technology could enable hydrogen production costs to fall below US$1.5/kg by the mid-2020s.

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