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    The United States exported a record volume of ethanol in 2018 for second consecutive year

    U.S. annual fuel ethanol exports by destination
    Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Petroleum Supply Monthly

    The United States exported 112,000 barrels per day (b/d) of fuel ethanol in 2018, surpassing the record high of 91,000 b/d set in 2017. At the same time, U.S. imports of fuel ethanol decreased about 30% in 2018 to less than 4,000 b/d, which resulted in the United States exporting more fuel ethanol than it imported for the ninth year in a row.

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