International Sugar Journal

Turkey diverts fuel ethanol for use in the production of sanitizers [Registered]

Turkey has temporarily scrapped the requirement to include ethanol in gasoline in a bid to boost disinfectant production in the country to help stem the coronavirus outbreak, the country’s industry and technology minister said on 13th March.

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Argentina – Government raises prices of corn- and cane-based fuel ethanol [Registered]

The Argentine government on 10 May raised prices for the purchase of bioethanol made from sugarcane or corn for mandatory blending with gasoline, reported Reuters.

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France – Rising gasoline prices boosts demand for fuel ethanol [Full subscriber]

Public anger in France over increasing fuel prices, which gave rise to the anti-government “yellow vest” movement, has further boosted demand for crop-based ethanol fuel from motorists seeking cheaper deals, according to industry representatives, reported Reuter.

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