Brazil's Centre-South ethanol producers sold total of 1.22 billion litres (322.28 million gallons) of hydrous ethanol in October, а month-on-month decrease of 11.92%.
Anhydrous ethanol volumes also dropped, selling around 819.28 million litres, or 1.52% less than in September. All ethanol sales in this period totaled about 2.11 billion litres, local sugarcane industry association Unica said today.
Around 74.45 million litres of the biofuel were intended for export while 2.04 billion litres were sold on the domestic market.
A total of 1.30 billion litres of ethanol were produced in the final two weeks of October, including 625.25 million litres of anhydrous and 677.78 million litres of hydrous ethanol.
Since the beginning of the sugarcane harvest back in April and up until November 1, the total volume of ethanol produced in the country's Centre-South region was 22.57 billion liters, according to Unica.