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2010-04-05 19:17:00

SAO PAULO, April 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Today's announcement that the Brazilian government has unilaterally eliminated its tariff on imported ethanol is a major step forward in building a global biofuels marketplace, according to the Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA). "UNICA believes that free trade is a two way street and Brazil, as the largest producer of cane ethanol and largest exporter of ethanol in the world, with 60% of the global market, will lead by example and...

2010-03-29 18:36:00

DENVER, March 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BIOFUEL ENERGY CORP. (Nasdaq: BIOF), an ethanol production company, today announced its fourth quarter and year end 2009 results. Net income attributable to common shareholders was $6.8 million, or $.21 per diluted share, for the quarter ended December 31, 2009. For the year ended December 31, 2009, the net loss attributable to common shareholders was $13.6 million, or $.57 per share. For the quarter ended December 31, 2009, revenues totaled...

2010-03-25 11:35:00

WASHINGTON, March 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to newly introduced legislation from Reps. Earl Pomeroy (D-ND) and John Shimkus (R-IL) extending subsidies to corn ethanol and the 54-cents per gallon tariff on imported ethanol - particularly sugarcane ethanol from Brazil - for five more years, the Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA) issued the following statement. The statement should be attributed to Joel Velasco, UNICA's Chief Representative in North America....

2010-03-05 16:33:00

SAO PAULO, March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The announcement that Brazil's 10 millionth Flex-Fuel vehicle was built yesterday, made by the country's National Association of Vehicle Manufacturers (Anfavea), is a milestone for the industry and the country. It should encourage automakers to invest more in the global dissemination of what has been accomplished in Brazil, as well as in their countries of origin. This was the assessment of the Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA), which sees...

2010-02-09 16:05:00

SAO PAULO, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Today's announcement by the Brazilian Chamber of Foreign Trade (CAMEX) to postpone a decision to reduce Brazil's ethanol import duty from 20% to zero means it will take a bit longer for the move to be announced, but not for its impact to take effect once the decision is made. That's how the Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA) views what it describes as little more than a "bureaucratic" delay. According to UNICA President and CEO, Marcos...

2010-02-04 10:58:00

SAINT PAUL, Minn., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Minnesota's state agencies are breaking their 'addiction to oil' one tankful at a time, according to a new report from the SmartFleet Committee, a group that tracks fuel use and encourages state employees to use E85 in the 2,500 flex fuel vehicles in the state fleet. In 2009, state agencies used 816,568 gallons of E85, up from 650,036 gallons used in 2008. Executive Order 04-10, signed by Gov. Tim Pawlenty, calls for Minnesota state...

2010-02-01 16:22:00

SAO PAULO, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The joint venture announced today simultaneously in Sao Paulo and London involving Brazilian ethanol group Cosan and Royal Dutch Shell increases prospects of an expanding global presence for Brazilian sugarcane ethanol. The assessment came from Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA) President Marcos Jank. In his view, the deal brings together two companies that are strongly complementary: "The partnership generates scale,...

2010-01-12 15:27:00

SAO PAULO, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA), the federal government's decision to reduce the anhydrous ethanol content of gasoline from 25% to 20% must be limited to the established 90-day period. "The government's reasons for the temporary reduction are understandable, but the move must be limited to the 90-day period only. Because of high prices, consumers who own flex-fuel vehicles are already shifting from hydrous ethanol...

2009-12-01 15:21:00

Job Creation, Reducing Pollution, National Security at Stake WASHINGTON, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Growth Energy, the coalition of U.S. ethanol supporters that filed the Green Jobs Waiver seeking E15, described as a "strong signal" the Environmental Protection Agency's announcement today that it was preparing to approve E15 upon the completion of ongoing tests early next year. In response to the Growth Energy Green Jobs Waiver, the EPA has taken a positive step towards higher...

2009-11-12 17:59:00

DENVER, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BIOFUEL ENERGY CORP. (Nasdaq: BIOF), an ethanol production company, today announced its third quarter results. For the three months ended September 30, 2009, revenues totaled $91.1 million, which was comprised of $79.8 million from sales of ethanol and $11.3 million from sales of distillers grain. Net loss attributable to common shareholders was $6.2 million, or $.26 a share, for the three months ended September 30, 2009. The net loss for the...


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