Brazil Commits Aid for El Salvador

During the visit by the Salvadoran President, the government of Brazil offered technical cooperation for ethanol production.

Thursday, September 10, 2009

Brazilian president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva highlighted that El Salvador 'has all the conditions to become a relevant exporter of ethanol to the U.S.".

"According to the Brazilian president, El Salvador and the rest of Central America enjoy a 'privileged location', that makes them a 'bridge between continents' and between the United States and South America", reported Google Noticias.



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Ethanol Production in El Salvador

February 2010

The upcoming visit by President Lula will be the stage for discussing Brazil’s cooperation in boosting Ethanol production in the country.

When oil prices where above $100, Brazil and the United States signed an “Understanding Memorandum” to boost bio-fuel production. In it, they identified El Salvador as the beneficiary of three-way cooperation, as it has adequate conditions for developing an ethanol industry.

Brazilian Ethanol to US via Costa Rica

June 2009

Costa Rica will import raw alcohol from Brazil to dehydrate it and re-export it to the US with zero-tariff, in accordance with DR-CAFTA rules.

The Brazilian president's visit to Costa Rica formalized at the government level what was already in the works between businesses in both countries.

El Salvador: Study on Ethanol Production

July 2009

The results of a study on the country’s biofuel production possibilities will be presented tomorrow.

The research required an investment of $4 million, and was carried out by Arkel Sugar, Inc. (Arkel), Delta-T Corporation (Delta-T), Energy and Security Group (ESG) and Hart Energy Consulting.

Industry Prepares for Increased Demand for Ethanol

September 2012

The new Panamanian Biofuels Act provides that from April 2013 a 2% of anhydrous bioethanol be incorporated into motor fuels.

Under the law, that percentage will increase to 5% by 2014. The progression in the increased presence of ethanol in the fuel used by motorists will continue to reach 7% in 2015 and 10% in 2016. This percentage may be increased by the National Energy Secretariat based on the technological advances.

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