Economic Information Bulletin No. (EIB-144) 38 pp

September 2015

Biofuel Use in International Markets: The Importance of Trade

This study examines the main factors affecting the demand and supply of biofuels; shifts in biofuel production, consumption, and policy; and trends in biofuel trade, focusing on the United States, Brazil, and the EU. It also offers insight into potential future changes for U.S. biofuel markets.

Keywords: biodiesel, biofuels, Brazil, ethanol, EU, European Union, policy, trade, U.S., United States

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