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World Biofuels

World Biofuels

World demand to be driven by government policies
World biofuel demand will continue torise through 2018, supported by governmentpolicies designed to promote energyindependence, support domestic agriculture,and reduce the emission of globalwarming gases. Healthy growth will beexperienced in all regions with the exceptionof North America, where conflictinggovernment regulations and waningpublic support in the United States -- theworld’s largest market for biofuels -- willlimit advances. Increases in biodieseldemand will outpace those of bioethanol,reflecting greater global growth indistillate fuel consumption. However,next generation advanced biofuels suchas biobutanol, renewable diesel, andbiocrude-derived diesel and gasoline willsee the fastest growth.

European countries to post strong demand growth
Long term policy goals targeted atensuring energy security and reducinggreenhouse gas emissions will continueto be the primary driver of biofueldemand growth going forward. Stronggrowth in Western Europe and theEuropean Union (EU) member countriesof Eastern Europe will reflect EU effortsto source 20 percent of their energy needsfrom renewable resources by 2020.However, to fully meet this goal, EUmember countries may be forced to relaxtheir position on minimizing the use ofbiofuels associated with indirect land usechange. Healthy growth will also occur inthe Asia/Pacific and Central and SouthAmerica regions where a number ofcountries will rely on biofuels to helpmeet rising motor vehicle fuel demand.Similar policy goals will drive gains inthe Africa/Mideast region, albeit from avery small base.

North America to show limited biofuel gains
Contrasting the growth throughout muchof the world will be the limited gains inNorth America. The biggest impact willcome from the situation in the UnitedStates where conflicting regulations onbioethanol use in gasoline, as well asdeclining political and public support forthe biofuel mandate, will contribute to apractical cap on US bioethanol consumptionover the forecast period. Biodieseldemand will also appear to suffer due tocomparison with a particularly strong2013 base year. While demand for other,more advanced biofuels will climbrapidly, it will not be sufficient to offsetthe weakness in bioethanol and biodieseldemand. Outside of the US, a lack of newpolicy targets in Canada will limit growththere, while demand in Mexico will beheld back by a lack of domestic productioncapacity, and biofuels’ higher cost.

Bioethanol, biodiesel to remain dominant biofuels
Bioethanol and biodiesel will continue tobe the two dominant types of biofuelgoing forward, reflecting their wellestablished technologies and integrationinto the global fuel supply system.However, growing concern about the useof food crops to produce these biofuels(maize and wheat for bioethanol, vegetableoils for biodiesel), as well asconcerns about the destruction -- directlyor indirectly -- of rainforests for biofuelproduction, have resulted in policies andregulations that will favor the greater useof advanced biofuels with better environmentalprofiles. Cellulosic ethanol, aswell as biomass-derived diesel andgasoline, will benefit, as will biobutanoland renewable diesel. The latter two willalso experience strong demand due totheir compatibility with existing fueltransport and blending operations.


  • INTRODUCTION
  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
    • Table WORLD BIOFUEL DEMAND
  • MARKET ENVIRONMENT
    • General
    • World Economic Overview
      • Recent Historical Trends
      • World Economic Outlook
        • Table WORLD GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT BY REGION
      • World Per Capita Gross Domestic Product
        • Table WORLD PER CAPITA GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT BY REGION
    • World Population Outlook
      • Table WORLD POPULATION BY REGION
    • World Petroleum Consumption Outlook
      • Table WORLD REFINED PETROLEUM PRODUCT DEMAND BY REGION
      • Gasoline
        • Table WORLD GASOLINE DEMAND BY REGION
      • Distillate Fuels
        • Table WORLD DISTILLATE FUEL DEMAND BY REGION
    • World Motor Vehicles in Use
      • Table WORLD MOTOR VEHICLE PARK BY REGION
    • World Agricultural Crop Outlook
      • Maize
        • Table WORLD MAIZE PRODUCTION BY REGION
      • Oilseeds
        • Table WORLD OILSEED PRODUCTION BY REGION
      • Sugar Cane & Sugar Beets
        • Table WORLD SUGAR CANE & SUGAR BEET PRODUCTION BY REGION
      • Other Biofuel Crops
        • Table WORLD PALM OIL PRODUCTION BY REGION
    • World Vegetable Oil Industry Outlook
      • Table WORLD VEGETABLE OIL PRODUCTION BY REGION
    • Environmental Policies & Regulations
      • Energy Policy
      • Global Warming
      • Food Versus Fuel
      • Air Quality & Water Use
    • Competitive Alternative Fuels
  • TECHNOLOGY
    • General
    • Processing Technologies
      • Enzymatic Hydrolysis
      • Fermentation
      • Transesterification
      • Pyrolysis & Gasification
      • Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis
    • Technology by Biofuel
      • Bioethanol
      • Biodiesel
      • Pure Vegetable Oil
      • Renewable Diesel & Biomass-to-Liquids
      • Biobutanol
      • Biocrude
      • Other Biofuels
  • OVERVIEW
    • Demand
      • Table WORLD BIOFUEL DEMAND BY TYPE
      • Table CHART IV-1 WORLD BIOFUEL DEMAND BY TYPE, 2013
      • Bioethanol
        • Table WORLD FUEL BIOETHANOL DEMAND BY TYPE & REGION
        • Table CHART IV-2 WORLD SHARE OF FUEL BIOETHANOL DEMAND BY TYPE, 2003-2023
      • Biodiesel
        • Table WORLD BIODIESEL DEMAND BY REGION
      • Other Biofuels
        • Table WORLD OTHER BIOFUEL DEMAND BY TYPE & REGION
    • Production
      • Table WORLD BIOFUEL PRODUCTION BY TYPE
      • Table CHART IV-3 WORLD BIOFUEL PRODUCTION BY TYPE, 2013
      • Bioethanol
        • Table WORLD FUEL BIOETHANOL PRODUCTION BY RAW MATERIAL & REGION
        • Table CHART IV-4 WORLD SHARE OF FUEL BIOETHANOL PRODUCTION BY RAW MATERIAL, 2003-2023
        • Table WORLD STARCH-BASED FUEL BIOETHANOL PRODUCTION BY CROP & REGION
        • Table WORLD SUGAR-BASED FUEL BIOETHANOL PRODUCTION BY CROP & REGION
        • Table WORLD BIOETHANOL PRODUCTION FROM OTHER MATERIALS BY RAW MATERIALS & REGION
      • Biodiesel
        • Table WORLD BIODIESEL PRODUCTION BY RAW MATERIAL & REGION
        • Table CHART IV-5 WORLD BIODIESEL PRODUCTION BY RAW MATERIAL, 2013
        • Table WORLD VEGETABLE OIL-BASED BIODIESEL PRODUCTION BY CROP & REGION
        • Table WORLD PALM OIL-BASED BIODIESEL PRODUCTION BY REGION
        • Table WORLD BIODIESEL PRODUCTION FROM OTHER MATERIALS BY RAW MATERIAL & REGION
      • Other Biofuels
        • Table WORLD PRODUCTION OF OTHER BIOFUELS BY TYPE & REGION
    • Regional Overview
      • Demand
        • Table WORLD BIOFUEL DEMAND BY REGION
        • Table CHART IV-6 WORLD BIOFUEL DEMAND BY REGION, 2013
      • Production
        • Table WORLD BIOFUEL PRODUCTION BY REGION
        • Table CHART IV-7 WORLD BIOFUEL PRODUCTION BY REGION, 2013
      • Trade
        • Table WORLD BIOFUEL NET EXPORTS BY REGION
  • NORTH AMERICA
    • North America: Overview
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: BIOFUEL INDICATORS
    • North America: Biofuel Supply & Demand
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: BIOFUEL SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Table CHART V-1 NORTH AMERICA: BIOFUEL DEMAND BY COUNTRY, 2013
    • United States
      • United States: Overview
        • Table UNITED STATES: BIOFUEL INDICATORS
      • United States: Biofuel Supply & Demand
        • Table UNITED STATES: BIOFUEL SUPPLY & DEMAND
    • Canada
      • Canada: Overview
        • Table CANADA: BIOFUEL INDICATORS
      • Canada: Biofuel Supply & Demand
        • Table CANADA: BIOFUEL SUPPLY & DEMAND
    • Mexico
      • Mexico: Overview
        • Table MEXICO: BIOFUEL INDICATORS
      • Mexico: Biofuel Supply & Demand
        • Table MEXICO: BIOFUEL SUPPLY & DEMAND
  • WESTERN EUROPE
    • Western Europe: Overview
      • Table WESTERN EUROPE: BIOFUEL INDICATORS
    • Western Europe: Biofuel Supply & Demand
      • Table WESTERN EUROPE: BIOFUEL SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Table CHART VI-1 WESTERN EUROPE: BIOFUEL DEMAND BY COUNTRY, 2013
    • Germany
      • Germany: Overview
        • Table GERMANY: BIOFUEL INDICATORS
      • Germany: Biofuel Supply & Demand
        • Table GERMANY: BIOFUEL SUPPLY & DEMAND
    • France
      • France: Overview
        • Table FRANCE: BIOFUEL INDICATORS
      • France: Biofuel Supply & Demand
        • Table FRANCE: BIOFUEL SUPPLY & DEMAND
    • Spain
      • Spain: Overview
        • Table SPAIN: BIOFUEL INDICATORS
      • Spain: Biofuel Supply & Demand
        • Table SPAIN: BIOFUEL SUPPLY & DEMAND
    • United Kingdom
      • United Kingdom: Overview
        • Table UNITED KINGDOM: BIOFUEL INDICATORS
      • United Kingdom: Biofuel Supply & Demand
        • Table UNITED KINGDOM: BIOFUEL SUPPLY & DEMAND
    • Italy
      • Italy: Overview
        • Table ITALY: BIOFUEL INDICATORS
      • Italy: Biofuel Supply & Demand
        • Table ITALY: BIOFUEL SUPPLY & DEMAND
    • Sweden
      • Sweden: Overview
        • Table SWEDEN: BIOFUEL INDICATORS
      • Sweden: Biofuel Supply & Demand
        • Table SWEDEN: BIOFUEL SUPPLY & DEMAND
    • Other Western Europe
      • Other Western Europe: Overview
        • Table OTHER WESTERN EUROPE: BIOFUEL INDICATORS
      • Other Western Europe: Biofuel Supply & Demand
        • Table OTHER WESTERN EUROPE: BIOFUEL SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Other Western Europe: Biofuel Supply & Demand by Country
        • Table OTHER WESTERN EUROPE: BIOFUEL SUPPLY & DEMAND BY COUNTRY
  • ASIA/PACIFIC
    • Asia/Pacific: Overview
      • Table ASIA/PACIFIC: BIOFUEL INDICATORS
    • Asia/Pacific: Biofuel Supply & Demand
      • Table ASIA/PACIFIC: BIOFUEL SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Table CHART VII-1 ASIA/PACIFIC: BIOFUEL DEMAND BY COUNTRY, 2013
    • China
      • China: Overview
        • Table CHINA: BIOFUEL INDICATORS
      • China: Biofuel Supply & Demand
        • Table CHINA: BIOFUEL SUPPLY & DEMAND
    • Thailand
      • Thailand: Overview
        • Table THAILAND: BIOFUEL INDICATORS
      • Thailand: Biofuel Supply & Demand
        • Table THAILAND: BIOFUEL SUPPLY & DEMAND
    • Indonesia
      • Indonesia: Overview
        • Table INDONESIA: BIOFUEL INDICATORS
      • Indonesia: Biofuel Supply & Demand
        • Table INDONESIA: BIOFUELS SUPPLY & DEMAND
    • Other Asia/Pacific
      • Other Asia/Pacific: Overview
        • Table OTHER ASIA/PACIFIC: BIOFUEL INDICATORS
      • Other Asia/Pacific: Biofuel Supply & Demand
        • Table OTHER ASIA/PACIFIC: BIOFUEL SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Other Asia/Pacific: Biofuel Supply & Demand by Country
        • Table OTHER ASIA/PACIFIC: BIOFUEL SUPPLY & DEMAND BY COUNTRY
  • OTHER REGIONS
    • Central & South America
      • Central & South America: Overview
        • Table CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: BIOFUEL INDICATORS
      • Central & South America: Biofuel Supply & Demand
        • Table CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: BIOFUEL SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table CHART VIII-1 CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: BIOFUEL DEMAND BY COUNTRY, 2013
      • Brazil
        • Table BRAZIL: BIOFUEL INDICATORS
        • Table BRAZIL: BIOFUEL SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Argentina
        • Table ARGENTINA: BIOFUEL INDICATORS
        • Table ARGENTINA: BIOFUEL SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Other Central & South America
        • Table OTHER CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: BIOFUEL INDICATORS
        • Table OTHER CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: BIOFUEL SUPPLY & DEMAND
    • Eastern Europe
      • Eastern Europe: Overview
        • Table EASTERN EUROPE: BIOFUEL INDICATORS
      • Eastern Europe: Biofuel Supply & Demand
        • Table EASTERN EUROPE: BIOFUEL SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Poland
        • Table POLAND: BIOFUEL INDICATORS
        • Table POLAND: BIOFUEL SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Other Eastern Europe
        • Table OTHER EASTERN EUROPE: BIOFUEL INDICATORS
        • Table OTHER EASTERN EUROPE: BIOFUEL SUPPLY & DEMAND
    • Africa/Mideast
      • Africa/Mideast: Overview
        • Table AFRICA/MIDEAST: BIOFUEL INDICATORS
      • Africa/Mideast: Biofuel Supply & Demand
        • Table AFRICA/MIDEAST: BIOFUEL SUPPLY & DEMAND
  • INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
    • General
      • Table WORLD BIOFUEL SALES BY COMPANY, 2013
    • Market Share
      • Table CHART IX-1 WORLD BIOFUEL MARKET SHARE, 2013
    • Competitive Strategies
    • Marketing & Distribution
    • Cooperative Agreements
      • Table SELECTED COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS
    • Mergers & Acquisitions
      • Table SELECTED ACQUISITIONS & DIVESTITURES
    • Company Profiles
      • Abengoa SA
      • Agroetanol AB
      • Archer-Daniels-Midland Company
      • Associated British Foods plc
      • BP plc
      • Bunge Limited
      • Cargill Incorporated
      • COFCO Limited
      • Copersucar SA
      • Cosan Limited
      • Cristal Union
      • Green Plains Renewable Energy Incorporated
      • GreenField Specialty Alcohols Incorporated
      • Henan Tianguan Group Company Limited
      • Imperium Renewables Incorporated
      • INEOS Group AG
      • Infinita Renovables SA
      • Koch Industries Incorporated
      • Louis Dreyfus Commodities BV
      • Marseglia Group
      • Neste Oil Oyj
      • POET LLC
      • Renewable Biofuels Incorporated
      • Renewable Energy Group Incorporated
      • Sofiproteol
      • Südzucker AG
      • Svensk Etanolkemi AB
      • Tereos SA
      • Valero Energy Corporation
      • VERBIO Vereinigte BioEnergie AG
      • Wratislavia-Bio Sp zoo

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