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Ethanol fuel: a Brazilian distinguishing feature between hope and contradiction 1/2

Part one. Brazilian economical and energetic development are everyday more impressive. Today this big country is the second biggest Ethanol fuel producer in the world. This fuel is a derivative from sugar cane. 36 years ago, Brazil started a brand … Continue reading

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Brazilian Sugar and Ethanol, at a glance

Sugar cane Brazilian ethanol industry has been a target for acquisition for some time and will probably continue to do so. Studies on the industry and its local peculiarities will help the international investor. This PwC article was published recently and … Continue reading

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Shell + Cosan = Raizen

  Energy giant  Royal Dutch Shell and Cosan, the largest ethanol producer, are now united under the brand Raizen. In January the European Commission gave its blessing to the deal. The company starts with assets of $ 20 billion and estimated revenue … Continue reading

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Brazil 2010 M&A hits new record

Brazil is increasingly a participant in the mergers and acquisitions market. Along with China, the Latin American country led the emerging world to account for one-third of the global industry. According to a survey by Thomson Reuters, in 2010, 693 … Continue reading

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European commission approves Shell – Cosan joint venture | Valor Online

SAO PAULO – The European Commission gave the green light for the creation of a joint venture between Anglo-Dutch Shell and Brazil’s Cosan focused on the production, distribution and sale of sugar, ethanol and related products, according to a statement issued on Tuesday. After examining the operation, the commission concluded that “the transaction will not significantly impedes effective competition in the European Economic Area or a substantial part of it. ” The agency noted that the activities of the joint venture will involve the … Continue reading

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U.S. already exports more ethanol than Brazil says Journal Estado de São Paulo

  EUA já exportam mais etanol que o Brasil Jamil Chade O Estado de Sao Paulo 02 Nov 2010 O Brasil já tem sua tradicional posição de maior exportador de etanol do mundo seriamente ameaçada. O País foi superado no … Continue reading

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French multinational Louis Dreyfus to expand business in Brazil

Known for the size of its business in orange juice, grains, and more recently in sugar and alcohol, the French multinational Louis Dreyfus Commodities has decided to incorporate Brazil to its global platform marketing of rice, says Jornal Valor. Starting … Continue reading

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