Hydrous ethanol prices grow in 17 Brazilian states, fall in nine

(SeeNews) - Jan 21, 2013 - Hydrous ethanol prices at Brazil's fuel stations rose in 16 states and in the Federal District of Brasilia last week and fell in nine states, data released by Brazil's oil industry watchdog ANP showed.
The prices remained stable only in southeastern Sao Paulo state, which is the biggest producer and consumer of the fuel.
The average price of ethanol in Sao Paulo state, thus, continued at BRL 1.821 (USD 0.892/EUR 0.671) per litre, ANP said.
According to the data, last week ethanol persisted more competitive than petrol only there and in central Goias and central-western Mato Grosso states.

(BRL 1.0 = USD 0.49/EUR 0.378)

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