US Ethanol Exports Jump 33% in 2014
Thu Mar 26, 2015 11:00 AM CDT

STREATOR, Ill. (DTN) -- U.S. exports of fuel ethanol in 2014 surged 33% above the export rate in 2013 to 826 million gallons, the second-highest annual U.S. ethanol export rate on record following 1.2 billion gallons in exports in 2011, the Energy Information Administration reported Thursday, March 26.

As would be expected, robust exports meant fewer gallons of imports were required, with EIA reporting U.S. ethanol imports tumbling 81% in 2014 to a 73-million-gallon four-year low from 377 million gallons in 2013. About 74% of U.S. imports came from Brazil, with the remaining gallons primarily from Guatemala, Canada, and the ...

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