US biofuels: beyond ethanol

Looking beyond ethanol

cornfield

Stimulated by government incentives, the US ethanol market exploded in recent years. Last year, the US consumed over 300 million barrels of ethanol – more than triple the amount in 2005 – and overtook Brazil to become the world’s top ethanol exporter. The long ethanol boom has showered benefits on Midwestern farmers, mainly by propping up the market for corn, the primary feedstock for US ethanol production.

It has also also been good news for derivatives traders. Having sprung into existence

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact [email protected] or view our subscription options here: http://subscriptions.risk.net/subscribe

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact [email protected] to find out more.

To continue reading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a Risk.net account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an individual account here: