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Archives: 2012

Moving the Brazil-US Energy Cooperation a step closer

by Leticia Phillips on Apr 05, 2012

As I write this, my Brazilian and American colleagues from government and private sector are working around the clock to ensure that President Dilma Rousseff’s trip to Washington D.C. on this upcoming Monday is a great success. Success for Brazil and success for the U.S. And because this is the President’s first trip to the U.S. in her current post it makes it all the more important. I am particularly glad that this meeting takes place at a time when the ethanol import tariff is an issue of the past. So, we can strike that item off the agenda once and for all. Read More

Resolutions for a New Year With Free Trade for Ethanol

by Leticia Phillips on Jan 01, 2012

Welcome to a brand new day in a brand new year! Today, for the first time in 30 years, we awoke to a tax and tariff free trade environment for ethanol. Finally, a fresh start for clean energy competition around the world, and sugarcane ethanol producers welcome it with open arms. Read More

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