**Brazil has agreed to impose an import tax on U.S. ethanol, a move criticized by U.S. ethanol leaders.
According to Brownfield, the Renewable Fuels Association’s Bob Dinneen, Growth Energy’s Emily Skor, and the U.S. Grains Council’s Tom Sleight issued a joint statement Wednesday saying they are disappointed to see the ruling by Brazil’s Chamber of Foreign Trade to impose a 20-percent tariff on U.
**Renewable Fuels Association president Bob Dinneen says if Brazil imposes tariffs on U.S. ethanol, it would have a chilling impact and prices here would likely go down as the U.S. scrambles to find new markets.
He tells Brownfield the proposed 17 percent tariff on all imported ethanol would ultimately do most harm to the citizens of Brazil because it would drive up their fuel prices...
**A market research firm says U.S. meat sales will reach nearly $100 billion dollars by 2021.
“Packaged Facts” reports demand for animal protein will continue to grow in the face of challenges from plant-based protein alternatives.
The study examines current and predicted topics including consumer attitudes, value-added products, and animal welfare...