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George Orwel DTN Energy Reporter
Thu Jan 10, 2013 04:56 PM CST

NEW YORK (DTN) -- The Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association, the ethanol lobby group commonly known as UNICA, on Jan. 10 said sugarcane processed during the April to December 2012 period totaled 521 million tons, which is 7.74% higher than same period a year earlier.

UNICA said ethanol production for the current 2012/2013 crop year in Brazil's south-central region rose 3.58% to 21.28 billion liters or 5.4 billion gallons compared to production levels for the 2011/2012 season.

Out of that total, 8.84 billion liters or 2.33 billion gallons were anhydrous ethanol while 12.4 billion liters or 3.27 billion gallons were hydrous ...

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