U.S. Ethanol and DDG Exports Rebound in October; Ethanol Imports Remain High

December 12, 2012

U.S. exports of ethanol (denatured and undenatured, non-beverage) totaled 53.6 million gallons (mg) in October, up 8.6% from September and the highest since July. Canada was again the top destination. Year-to-date exports stood at 643.3 mg, implying an annual total of 772 mg.

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WASDE Report

December 11, 2012

Today’s WASDE report was a non-event as far as the corn balance sheet. However, there were some important surprises on the global side. Total global grain supplies were raised slightly to 2705.6 MMT, the second-largest on record.

Posted in Corn, DDGS, Production

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RFA President Bob Dinneen Defends Ethanol on CNBC

December 03, 2012

Bob Dinneen, President and CEO of the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA), appeared in a joint interview today with Bob Darbelnet, President and CEO of the American Automobile Association (AAA), on CNBC's “Closing Bell”. Mr. Dinneen rebuked recent comments made by the auto club, which insisted that E15 damages vehicles.

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The Myth of “Skyrocketing” Food Prices

December 03, 2012

Food groups have been running a scare campaign against ethanol and the RFS, preying on the emotions of American consumers. Data show that food prices are NOT increasing abnormally and the average household pays less of its income on food today than it did 10 years ago.

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