U.S. ethanol exports for November decreased ten percent to 113 million gallons. However, this is six percent above year-ago levels for the same time frame. Global year-to-date exports of U.S. ethanol totals 1.2 billion gallons. Shipments to Canada were fractionally lower at 35 million gallons, securing one-third of total U.S. ethanol exports. Brazil re-entered the market with 13 million gallons in sales, the country’s largest U.S. ethanol purchase in seven months. Eight million gallons were exported to China, which is the largest volume seen since March 2018. U.S. exports of dried distillers grains decreased three percent in November to 927,000 metric tons. Total global U.S. exports are 10.1 million metric tons, one percent ahead of last year. Sales in Mexico, Vietnam and South Korea moderated, but increased 151 percent to Turkey with a four-month high of 119,000 metric tons. The bulk of remaining DDGs export sales went to 30 other countries including Canada, Ireland, Colombia and China.
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