Mandating ethanol and biodiesel consumption in the united kingdom

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With the agenda of the WTO becoming more comprehensive and with the launch of the Doha Round we substantially expanded and intensified WTO research at ICRIER.In this context we have decided to launch a quarterly titled the Trade Policy Newsletter.Flex-fuel vehicles are assisting in this transition because they allow drivers to choose different fuels based on price and availability.It should also be noted that the growing ethanol and biodiesel industries are providing jobs in plant construction, operations, and maintenance, mostly in rural communities.The demand for bioethanol fuel in the United States was stimulated by the discovery in the late 90s that methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE), an oxygenate additive in gasoline, was contaminating groundwater. One of the often overlooked uses of biomass in the United States is in the gasification of biomass.There is a small, but growing number of people using woodgas to fuel cars and trucks all across America.Guaranteed purchase and price regulation were ended some years ago, with relatively positive results.Ethanol producers in the state of São Paulo established a research and technology transfer center that has been effective in improving sugar cane and ethanol yields.

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The world's top ethanol fuel producers in 2011 were the United States with 13.9 billion U. liquid gallons (bg) (52.6 billion liters) and Brazil with 5.6 bg (21.1 billion liters), accounting together for 87.1% of world production of 22.36 billion US gallons (84.6 billion liters).

Strong incentives, coupled with other industry development initiatives, are giving rise to fledgling ethanol industries in countries such as Germany, Spain, France, Sweden, China, Thailand, Canada, Colombia, India, Australia, and some Central American countries.

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