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UDSA GAIN Reports Address Polish, Lithuanian Ethanol Production

Submitted by on July 18, 2016 – 6:34 pmNo Comment

by Ann Bailey (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  Total production of bioethanol in Poland is estimated at 200,000 metric tons, according to a report filed with the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service’s Global Agricultural Information Network. The domestic production capacity of both bioethanol and biodiesel is surplus and more investment in them is not anticipated, the recently released GAIN report said.

The National Indicative Target for Poland this year is 7.1 percent and gradually will increase to 10 percent in 2020, the report said. As an EU member state, the country must follow the Renewable Energy Directive, which sets a general target of 20 percent renewables in all energy used by 2020. The RED also creates a sub-target of 10 percent renewables in the transport sector.

Low ethanol prices make imported ethanol more competitive so Poland’s domestic capacity for production of ethanol isn’t fully use, the report said.

A recent GAIN report, meanwhile, estimated Lithuanian ethanol production at 12,000 metric tons, about half of the 2011 production of 23,000 metric tons. In 2014 one of two Lithuania plants producing ethanol went bankrupt, the report said. Total ethanol consumption in 2015 is estimated at 11,000 metric tons, 4,000 metric tons less than consumption five years ago.

The share of biofuels as a percentage of total fuels also has been increasing, beginning in 2005 at less than 0.5 percent and increasing to more than 6 percent by 2015, the GAIN report said. However, a price reduction for regular fuels made biofuels less competitive in 2014. READ MORE and MORE (Biofuels Digest)  Download GAIN report for Poland

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