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Subject:  Brazil: low sugar price -> more ethanol Date:  4/30/2012  3:57 PM
Author:  pauleckler Number:  18028 of 18574

Bloomberg is reporting that the falling world sugar price may cause Brazil to switch to the production of more ethanol.

Brazil is apparently equipped to bring cane to market either as sugar or ethanol--where ever they get the best return. (Oil refineries work the same way. They routinely re-balance production to get the best return.)
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