Wed Dec 24, 2014 09:27 AM CST China has finally moved on a long-standing effort by the U.S. ethanol industry and the U.S. Grains Council to approve a biotech corn trait. Official word was received on Monday.
Tue Dec 23, 2014 02:20 PM CST Ethanol futures remained mixed in a narrow range following sluggish trade volume. Strong gains in the corn and energy market were unable to draw any additional interest back into the ethanol complex.
Fri Dec 19, 2014 03:16 PM CST Even though the spot ethanol contract continues to hold a premium over nearby RBOB gasoline contracts, the focus has been on narrowing spreads over the last week. At this pace, there is likely to be a more uniform price comparison between the two markets by the end of the year.
Tue Dec 16, 2014 05:56 PM CST A respected think tank in Washington, D.C., suggested Dec. 16 the Environmental Protection Agency should freeze the volume of biofuels needed to meet requirements of the Renewable Fuel Standard at current levels for some time.
Mon Dec 15, 2014 04:40 PM CST Sharp losses developed in the ethanol futures markets Monday as further pressure is seen to the recent premium over the RBOB gasoline market. The constant pressure in the energy complex has created significant weakness in ethanol markets despite the buyer support remaining in corn prices.