Factsheet: Sugar cane production for biofuel

Sugar cane production for biofuel

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Sugar cane production for biofuel
Description: 
This Decree-Law, composed of 11 articles, rules on the sugar cane production for biofuel. In particular, the Institute of Sugar and Alcohol is the competent authority entitled to carry out a general revision on the production of sugar cane for each State, considering: consumption needs; sugar cane production for each Federal Units; deficit between production and consumption of the importing State and other provisions on this sector.
Goal/Aim: 
Regulate biofuel energy production from sugar

Status:

Trade Relevance: 
Policies stimulating domestic use of biomass => availability for export
Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
1946