World Biofuels

As Quoted In Biofuels Digest

A stagnating US market will limit increases in bioethanol demand, while biodiesel demand will continue to grow at a healthy pace, supported by more biofuel and renewable fuel mandates.

World demand to rise 3.6% annually through 2018

World demand for biofuels is expected to expand at a 3.6 percent annual pace, reaching 115 million metric tons in 2018. Advances will moderate significantly going forward as the United States -- the world’s largest market -- stagnates. While this will directly limit increases in bioethanol demand overall, biodiesel demand will continue to grow at a healthy pace, supported by the expansion of biofuel mandates in a number of developing countries and by the implementation of the European Union’s renewable transport fuel target for 2020. Concerns about the use of food crops for biofuel production have caused the focus in North America and the European Union (EU) to shift toward advanced second and third generation biofuels derived from waste materials and nonedible, sustainable biomass, which in turn will drive robust growth for other biofuels such as renewable diesel and biobutanol. However, these gains will come from a very small base.

Strongth growth expected in Asia/Pacific region, Western Europe

The United States and Brazil have historically dominated world biofuel demand and production, due to government policies to promote bioethanol consumption and plentiful access to feedstock. Growth in global biofuel consumption will slow markedly going forward as contradictory US regulations over bioethanol incorporation into the gasoline supply and waning public support for biofuels in the country restrain advances. While demand in the US market will remain nearly flat, advances elsewhere will be positive, with particular strength in the Asia/Pacific region and Western Europe.

Biodiesel to see faster growth

Demand for biodiesel will see faster growth, particularly in the Asia/Pacific region, Central and South America, and the Africa/Mideast region. In many cases, rising biodiesel demand in developing countries will reflect the establishment of consumption mandates intended to reduce dependence on imported petroleum products, as well as provide additional support for the domestic production of biodiesel and biodiesel crops. In volume terms, biodiesel demand will continue to be led by Western Europe, supported by EU member countries’ efforts to meet the EU’s 10 percent renewable transport fuel target in 2020. However, the pace of biodiesel demand growth in the EU will slow after that year as EU diesel fuel standards limit the amount of biodiesel that can be blended without requiring a new fuel label. Biodiesel demand in North America will decline through 2018 from a particularly strong base year, but resume growing thereafter.

Study coverage

This Freedonia industry study, World Biofuels, presents historical demand data for 2003, 2008 and 2013, and forecasts for 2018 and 2023 by product (e.g., bioethanol, biodiesel), world region, and for 22 countries.

The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 31 industry participants, including Archer-Daniels-Midland, POET and Copersucar.

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  1. World Biofuels

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    1. 1 INTRODUCTION

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    2. 2 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

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      1. Table | WORLD BIOFUEL DEMAND

    3. 3 MARKET ENVIRONMENT

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      1. 3.1 General

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      2. 3.2 World Economic Overview

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        1. 3.2.1 Recent Historical Trends

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        2. 3.2.2 World Economic Outlook

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          1. Table | WORLD GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT BY REGION

        3. 3.2.3 World Per Capita Gross Domestic Product

          $82.00

          1. Table | WORLD PER CAPITA GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT BY REGION

      3. 3.3 World Population Outlook

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        1. Table | WORLD POPULATION BY REGION

      4. 3.4 World Petroleum Consumption Outlook

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        1. Table | WORLD REFINED PETROLEUM PRODUCT DEMAND BY REGION

        2. 3.4.1 Gasoline

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          1. Table | WORLD GASOLINE DEMAND BY REGION

        3. 3.4.2 Distillate Fuels

          $82.00

          1. Table | WORLD DISTILLATE FUEL DEMAND BY REGION

      5. 3.5 World Motor Vehicles in Use

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        1. Table | WORLD MOTOR VEHICLE PARK BY REGION

      6. 3.6 World Agricultural Crop Outlook

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        1. 3.6.1 Maize

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          1. Table | WORLD MAIZE PRODUCTION BY REGION

        2. 3.6.2 Oilseeds

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          1. Table | WORLD OILSEED PRODUCTION BY REGION

        3. 3.6.3 Sugar Cane & Sugar Beets

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          1. Table | WORLD SUGAR CANE & SUGAR BEET PRODUCTION BY REGION

        4. 3.6.4 Other Biofuel Crops

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          1. Table | WORLD PALM OIL PRODUCTION BY REGION

      7. 3.7 World Vegetable Oil Industry Outlook

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        1. Table | WORLD VEGETABLE OIL PRODUCTION BY REGION

      8. 3.8 Environmental Policies & Regulations

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        1. 3.8.1 Energy Policy

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        2. 3.8.2 Global Warming

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        3. 3.8.3 Food Versus Fuel

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        4. 3.8.4 Air Quality & Water Use

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      9. 3.9 Competitive Alternative Fuels

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    4. 4 TECHNOLOGY

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      1. 4.1 General

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      2. 4.2 Processing Technologies

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        1. 4.2.1 Enzymatic Hydrolysis

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        2. 4.2.2 Fermentation

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        3. 4.2.3 Transesterification

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        4. 4.2.4 Pyrolysis & Gasification

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        5. 4.2.5 Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis

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      3. 4.3 Technology by Biofuel

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        1. 4.3.1 Bioethanol

          $82.00

        2. 4.3.2 Biodiesel

          $82.00

        3. 4.3.3 Pure Vegetable Oil

          $82.00

        4. 4.3.4 Renewable Diesel & Biomass-to-Liquids

          $82.00

        5. 4.3.5 Biobutanol

          $82.00

        6. 4.3.6 Biocrude

          $82.00

        7. 4.3.7 Other Biofuels

          $82.00

    5. 5 OVERVIEW

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      1. 5.1 Demand

        $780.00

        1. Table | WORLD BIOFUEL DEMAND BY TYPE

        2. CHART IV-1 WORLD BIOFUEL DEMAND BY TYPE, 2013

        3. 5.1.1 Bioethanol

          $195.00

          1. Table | WORLD FUEL BIOETHANOL DEMAND BY TYPE & REGION

          2. CHART IV-2 WORLD SHARE OF FUEL BIOETHANOL DEMAND BY TYPE, 2003-2023

        4. 5.1.2 Biodiesel

          $153.00

          1. Table | WORLD BIODIESEL DEMAND BY REGION

        5. 5.1.3 Other Biofuels

          $332.00

          1. Table | WORLD OTHER BIOFUEL DEMAND BY TYPE & REGION

      2. 5.2 Production

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        1. Table | WORLD BIOFUEL PRODUCTION BY TYPE

        2. CHART IV-3 WORLD BIOFUEL PRODUCTION BY TYPE, 2013

        3. 5.2.1 Bioethanol

          $792.00

          1. Table | WORLD FUEL BIOETHANOL PRODUCTION BY RAW MATERIAL & REGION

          2. CHART IV-4 WORLD SHARE OF FUEL BIOETHANOL PRODUCTION BY RAW MATERIAL, 2003-2023

          3. Table | WORLD STARCH-BASED FUEL BIOETHANOL PRODUCTION BY CROP & REGION

          4. Table | WORLD SUGAR-BASED FUEL BIOETHANOL PRODUCTION BY CROP & REGION

          5. Table | WORLD BIOETHANOL PRODUCTION FROM OTHER MATERIALS BY RAW MATERIALS & REGION

        4. 5.2.2 Biodiesel

          $650.00

          1. Table | WORLD BIODIESEL PRODUCTION BY RAW MATERIAL & REGION

          2. CHART IV-5 WORLD BIODIESEL PRODUCTION BY RAW MATERIAL, 2013

          3. Table | WORLD VEGETABLE OIL-BASED BIODIESEL PRODUCTION BY CROP & REGION

          4. Table | WORLD PALM OIL-BASED BIODIESEL PRODUCTION BY REGION

          5. Table | WORLD BIODIESEL PRODUCTION FROM OTHER MATERIALS BY RAW MATERIAL & REGION

        5. 5.2.3 Other Biofuels

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          1. Table | WORLD PRODUCTION OF OTHER BIOFUELS BY TYPE & REGION

      3. 5.3 Regional Overview

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        1. 5.3.1 Demand

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          1. Table | WORLD BIOFUEL DEMAND BY REGION

          2. CHART IV-6 WORLD BIOFUEL DEMAND BY REGION, 2013

        2. 5.3.2 Production

          $94.00

          1. Table | WORLD BIOFUEL PRODUCTION BY REGION

          2. CHART IV-7 WORLD BIOFUEL PRODUCTION BY REGION, 2013

        3. 5.3.3 Trade

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          1. Table | WORLD BIOFUEL NET EXPORTS BY REGION

    6. 6 NORTH AMERICA

      $1,411.00

      1. 6.1 North America: Overview

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        1. Table | NORTH AMERICA: BIOFUEL INDICATORS

      2. 6.2 North America: Biofuel Supply & Demand

        $82.00

        1. Table | NORTH AMERICA: BIOFUEL SUPPLY & DEMAND

        2. CHART V-1 NORTH AMERICA: BIOFUEL DEMAND BY COUNTRY, 2013

      3. 6.3 United States

        $637.00

        1. 6.3.1 United States: Overview

          $137.00

          1. Table | UNITED STATES: BIOFUEL INDICATORS

        2. 6.3.2 United States: Biofuel Supply & Demand

          $500.00

          1. Table | UNITED STATES: BIOFUEL SUPPLY & DEMAND

      4. 6.4 Canada

        $314.00

        1. 6.4.1 Canada: Overview

          $106.00

          1. Table | CANADA: BIOFUEL INDICATORS

        2. 6.4.2 Canada: Biofuel Supply & Demand

          $208.00

          1. Table | CANADA: BIOFUEL SUPPLY & DEMAND

      5. 6.5 Mexico

        $259.00

        1. 6.5.1 Mexico: Overview

          $129.00

          1. Table | MEXICO: BIOFUEL INDICATORS

        2. 6.5.2 Mexico: Biofuel Supply & Demand

          $130.00

          1. Table | MEXICO: BIOFUEL SUPPLY & DEMAND

    7. 7 WESTERN EUROPE

      $2,702.00

      1. 7.1 Western Europe: Overview

        $146.00

        1. Table | WESTERN EUROPE: BIOFUEL INDICATORS

      2. 7.2 Western Europe: Biofuel Supply & Demand

        $160.00

        1. Table | WESTERN EUROPE: BIOFUEL SUPPLY & DEMAND

        2. CHART VI-1 WESTERN EUROPE: BIOFUEL DEMAND BY COUNTRY, 2013

      3. 7.3 Germany

        $369.00

        1. 7.3.1 Germany: Overview

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          1. Table | GERMANY: BIOFUEL INDICATORS

        2. 7.3.2 Germany: Biofuel Supply & Demand

          $260.00

          1. Table | GERMANY: BIOFUEL SUPPLY & DEMAND

      4. 7.4 France

        $377.00

        1. 7.4.1 France: Overview

          $121.00

          1. Table | FRANCE: BIOFUEL INDICATORS

        2. 7.4.2 France: Biofuel Supply & Demand

          $256.00

          1. Table | FRANCE: BIOFUEL SUPPLY & DEMAND

      5. 7.5 Spain

        $342.00

        1. 7.5.1 Spain: Overview

          $132.00

          1. Table | SPAIN: BIOFUEL INDICATORS

        2. 7.5.2 Spain: Biofuel Supply & Demand

          $210.00

          1. Table | SPAIN: BIOFUEL SUPPLY & DEMAND

      6. 7.6 United Kingdom

        $359.00

        1. 7.6.1 United Kingdom: Overview

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          1. Table | UNITED KINGDOM: BIOFUEL INDICATORS

        2. 7.6.2 United Kingdom: Biofuel Supply & Demand

          $254.00

          1. Table | UNITED KINGDOM: BIOFUEL SUPPLY & DEMAND

      7. 7.7 Italy

        $309.00

        1. 7.7.1 Italy: Overview

          $127.00

          1. Table | ITALY: BIOFUEL INDICATORS

        2. 7.7.2 Italy: Biofuel Supply & Demand

          $182.00

          1. Table | ITALY: BIOFUEL SUPPLY & DEMAND

      8. 7.8 Sweden

        $196.00

        1. 7.8.1 Sweden: Overview

          $111.00

          1. Table | SWEDEN: BIOFUEL INDICATORS

        2. 7.8.2 Sweden: Biofuel Supply & Demand

          $85.00

          1. Table | SWEDEN: BIOFUEL SUPPLY & DEMAND

      9. 7.9 Other Western Europe

        $443.00

        1. 7.9.1 Other Western Europe: Overview

          $113.00

          1. Table | OTHER WESTERN EUROPE: BIOFUEL INDICATORS

        2. 7.9.2 Other Western Europe: Biofuel Supply & Demand

          $82.00

          1. Table | OTHER WESTERN EUROPE: BIOFUEL SUPPLY & DEMAND

        3. 7.9.3 Other Western Europe: Biofuel Supply & Demand by Country

          $272.00

          1. Table | OTHER WESTERN EUROPE: BIOFUEL SUPPLY & DEMAND BY COUNTRY

    8. 8 ASIA/PACIFIC

      $1,801.00

      1. 8.1 Asia/Pacific: Overview

        $149.00

        1. Table | ASIA/PACIFIC: BIOFUEL INDICATORS

      2. 8.2 Asia/Pacific: Biofuel Supply & Demand

        $82.00

        1. Table | ASIA/PACIFIC: BIOFUEL SUPPLY & DEMAND

        2. CHART VII-1 ASIA/PACIFIC: BIOFUEL DEMAND BY COUNTRY, 2013

      3. 8.3 China

        $414.00

        1. 8.3.1 China: Overview

          $153.00

          1. Table | CHINA: BIOFUEL INDICATORS

        2. 8.3.2 China: Biofuel Supply & Demand

          $261.00

          1. Table | CHINA: BIOFUEL SUPPLY & DEMAND

      4. 8.4 Thailand

        $197.00

        1. 8.4.1 Thailand: Overview

          $120.00

          1. Table | THAILAND: BIOFUEL INDICATORS

        2. 8.4.2 Thailand: Biofuel Supply & Demand

          $82.00

          1. Table | THAILAND: BIOFUEL SUPPLY & DEMAND

      5. 8.5 Indonesia

        $225.00

        1. 8.5.1 Indonesia: Overview

          $115.00

          1. Table | INDONESIA: BIOFUEL INDICATORS

        2. 8.5.2 Indonesia: Biofuel Supply & Demand

          $109.00

          1. Table | INDONESIA: BIOFUELS SUPPLY & DEMAND

      6. 8.6 Other Asia/Pacific

        $750.00

        1. 8.6.1 Other Asia/Pacific: Overview

          $128.00

          1. Table | OTHER ASIA/PACIFIC: BIOFUEL INDICATORS

        2. 8.6.2 Other Asia/Pacific: Biofuel Supply & Demand

          $186.00

          1. Table | OTHER ASIA/PACIFIC: BIOFUEL SUPPLY & DEMAND

        3. 8.6.3 Other Asia/Pacific: Biofuel Supply & Demand by Country

          $435.00

          1. Table | OTHER ASIA/PACIFIC: BIOFUEL SUPPLY & DEMAND BY COUNTRY

    9. 9 OTHER REGIONS

      $2,058.00

      1. 9.1 Central & South America

        $1,197.00

        1. 9.1.1 Central & South America: Overview

          $124.00

          1. Table | CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: BIOFUEL INDICATORS

        2. 9.1.2 Central & South America: Biofuel Supply & Demand

          $82.00

          1. Table | CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: BIOFUEL SUPPLY & DEMAND

          2. CHART VIII-1 CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: BIOFUEL DEMAND BY COUNTRY, 2013

        3. 9.1.3 Brazil

          $433.00

          1. Table | BRAZIL: BIOFUEL INDICATORS

          2. Table | BRAZIL: BIOFUEL SUPPLY & DEMAND

        4. 9.1.4 Argentina

          $227.00

          1. Table | ARGENTINA: BIOFUEL INDICATORS

          2. Table | ARGENTINA: BIOFUEL SUPPLY & DEMAND

        5. 9.1.5 Other Central & South America

          $345.00

          1. Table | OTHER CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: BIOFUEL INDICATORS

          2. Table | OTHER CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: BIOFUEL SUPPLY & DEMAND

      2. 9.2 Eastern Europe

        $616.00

        1. 9.2.1 Eastern Europe: Overview

          $146.00

          1. Table | EASTERN EUROPE: BIOFUEL INDICATORS

        2. 9.2.2 Eastern Europe: Biofuel Supply & Demand

          $82.00

          1. Table | EASTERN EUROPE: BIOFUEL SUPPLY & DEMAND

        3. 9.2.3 Poland

          $200.00

          1. Table | POLAND: BIOFUEL INDICATORS

          2. Table | POLAND: BIOFUEL SUPPLY & DEMAND

        4. 9.2.4 Other Eastern Europe

          $199.00

          1. Table | OTHER EASTERN EUROPE: BIOFUEL INDICATORS

          2. Table | OTHER EASTERN EUROPE: BIOFUEL SUPPLY & DEMAND

      3. 9.3 Africa/Mideast

        $245.00

        1. 9.3.1 Africa/Mideast: Overview

          $129.00

          1. Table | AFRICA/MIDEAST: BIOFUEL INDICATORS

        2. 9.3.2 Africa/Mideast: Biofuel Supply & Demand

          $115.00

          1. Table | AFRICA/MIDEAST: BIOFUEL SUPPLY & DEMAND

    10. 10 INDUSTRY STRUCTURE

      $3,545.00

      1. 10.1 General

        $83.00

        1. Table | WORLD BIOFUEL SALES BY COMPANY, 2013

      2. 10.2 Market Share

        $201.00

        1. CHART IX-1 WORLD BIOFUEL MARKET SHARE, 2013

      3. 10.3 Competitive Strategies

        $89.00

      4. 10.4 Marketing & Distribution

        $87.00

      5. 10.5 Cooperative Agreements

        $150.00

        1. Table | SELECTED COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS

      6. 10.6 Mergers & Acquisitions

        $101.00

        1. Table | SELECTED ACQUISITIONS & DIVESTITURES

      7. 10.7 Company Profiles

        $2,835.00

        1. 10.7.1 Abengoa SA

          $212.00

        2. 10.7.2 Agroetanol AB

          $82.00

        3. 10.7.3 Archer-Daniels-Midland Company

          $151.00

        4. 10.7.4 Associated British Foods plc

          $82.00

        5. 10.7.5 BP plc

          $170.00

        6. 10.7.6 Bunge Limited

          $122.00

        7. 10.7.7 Cargill Incorporated

          $145.00

        8. 10.7.8 COFCO Limited

          $82.00

        9. 10.7.9 Copersucar SA

          $82.00

        10. 10.7.10 Cosan Limited

          $82.00

        11. 10.7.11 Cristal Union

          $82.00

        12. 10.7.12 Green Plains Renewable Energy Incorporated

          $122.00

        13. 10.7.13 GreenField Specialty Alcohols Incorporated

          $82.00

        14. 10.7.14 Henan Tianguan Group Company Limited

          $82.00

        15. 10.7.15 Imperium Renewables Incorporated

          $82.00

        16. 10.7.16 INEOS Group AG

          $82.00

        17. 10.7.17 Infinita Renovables SA

          $82.00

        18. 10.7.18 Koch Industries Incorporated

          $103.00

        19. 10.7.19 Louis Dreyfus Commodities BV

          $104.00

        20. 10.7.20 Marseglia Group

          $82.00

        21. 10.7.21 Neste Oil Oyj

          $83.00

        22. 10.7.22 POET LLC

          $86.00

        23. 10.7.23 Renewable Biofuels Incorporated

          $82.00

        24. 10.7.24 Renewable Energy Group Incorporated

          $237.00

        25. 10.7.25 Sofiproteol

          $85.00

        26. 10.7.26 Südzucker AG

          $136.00

        27. 10.7.27 Svensk Etanolkemi AB

          $82.00

        28. 10.7.28 Tereos SA

          $95.00

        29. 10.7.29 Valero Energy Corporation

          $102.00

        30. 10.7.30 VERBIO Vereinigte BioEnergie AG

          $82.00

        31. 10.7.31 Wratislavia-Bio Sp zoo

          $82.00

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