Wed Apr 9, 2014 03:21 PM CDT

NEW YORK (DTN) -- Domestic ethanol supplies extended higher for the third straight week, with total inventories rising 500,000 barrels (bbl), or 3.4%, to a five-week high of 16.4 million bbl during the week-ended Apr. 4, boosted by rising imports while deliveries reach terminals at destination markets, data issued Wednesday, April 9, by U.S. Energy Information Administration showed.

The deficit for total ethanol stocks compared to a year earlier is now down to 1.4 million bbl, or 7.8%, with stocks rising along the Gulf and East coasts while steady in the Midwest and along the West Coast.

The EIA data ...

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