Demand for hydrous ethanol in Brazil is booming, with the biofuel becoming more competitive than gasoline and bouncing back to demand levels on par with December 2009. Beatriz Pupo, biofuels analyst, speaks with Jordan Godwin, US ethanol editor, about the various regional demand trends among Brazil's states, how high demand can go -- and for how long -- for sugarcane for hydrous ethanol, and if there will be enough ethanol to meet the surge in hydrous demand.
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