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Tue Jun 10, 2014 09:43 AM CDT

NEW YORK (DTN) -- Brazil's Union of Sugarcane Industry Association or UNICA released a report on Tuesday saying processing of sugarcane slowed slightly during the second half of May but was still higher than a year ago.

As a consequence, Brazil's ethanol exports are higher ahead of the Soccer World Cup, which starts Thursday, June 12. Millions of soccer fans from around the world traveling to Brazil are expected to boost demand for transportation fuels such as ethanol and gasoline.

In its bimonthly bulletin, UNICA reported 38 million tons of sugarcane was processed by millers in the south-central region during ...

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