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World Fuel Ethanol Production

Country
Millions of Gallons
United States
14,806
Brazil
7,093
European Union
1,387
China
813
Canada
436
Thailand
334
Argentina
211
India
211
Rest of World
391

Source: RFA analysis of public and private estimates

Country
Millions of Gallons
United States
14,300
Brazil
6,190
Europe
1,445
China
635
Canada
510
Thailand
310
Argentina
160
India
155
Rest of World
865

Source: RFA analysis of public and private estimates

Country
Millions of Gallons
United States
13,300
Brazil
6,267
Europe
1,371
China
696
India
545
Canada
523
Rest of World
727

Source: USDA-FAS

Region
Millions of Gallons
North & Central America
13,768
South America
5,800
Brazil
5,577
Europe
1,139
Asia
952
China
555
Canada
449
Australia
71
Africa
42

Source: RFA, F.O. Lichts

Region
Millions of Gallons
North & Central America
14,401.34
South America
5,771.90
Brazil
5,573.24
Europe
1,167.64
Asia
889.70
China
554.76
Canada
462.30
Australia
87.20
Africa
38.31

Source: RFA, F.O. Lichts

Continent
Millions of Gallons
North & Central America
13,720.99
South America
7,121.76
Europe
1,208.58
Asia
785.91
Australia
66.04
Oceania
66.04
Africa
43.59

Source: F.O. Lichts

Country
Millions of Gallons
Brazil
6,921.54
European Union
1,176.88
China
541.55
Canada
356.63
Country
Millions of Gallons
United States
10,600.00
Brazil
6577.89
European Union
1039.52
China
541.55
Thailand
435.20
Canada
290.59
Other
247.27
Colombia
83.21
India
91.67
Australia
56.80
Total
19,534.99

Source: RFA, F.O. Lichts

Country
Millions of Gallons
United States
9000.0
Brazil
6472.2
European Union
733.6
China
501.9
Canada
237.7
Other
128.4
Thailand
89.8
Colombia
79.29
India
66.0
Australia
26.4
Total
17,335.2

Source: RFA, F.O. Lichts 2008 Estimates

Country
Millions of Gallons
United States
6498.6
Brazil
5019.2
European Union
570.3
China
486.0
Canada
211.3
Thailand
79.2
Colombia
74.9
India
52.8
Central America
39.6
Australia
26.4
Turkey
15.8
Pakistan
9.2
Peru
7.9
Argentina
5.2

Annual U.S. Fuel Ethanol Production

From its modest beginning in 1980, the U.S. ethanol industry has grown tremendously in response to surging domestic use and worldwide demand.

Click below to see annual production from 1980–2015.

Year Millions of Gallons
1980 175
1981 215
1982 350
1983 415
1984 510
1985 617
1986 712
1987 819
1988 831
1989 843
1990 848
1991 866
1992 985
1993 1,154
1994 1,289
1995 1,358
1996 1,088
1997 1,288
1998 1,405
1999 1,465
2000 1,622
2001 1,765
2002 2,140
2003 2,810
2004 3,404
2005 3,904
2006 4,884
2007 6,521
2008 9,309
2009 10,938
2010 13,298
2011 13,929
2012 13,218
2013 13,312
2014 14,340
2015 14,810

14,810,000,000

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Gallons of U.S. Ethanol Produced in 2015

Weekly & Monthly Ethanol Production

WEEK ENDINGPRODUCTION
(Weekly — 000 bbls./day)
PRODUCTION
(Weekly — 000 gals./day)
STOCKS
(million bbls.)
GASOLINE DEMAND
(000 gals./day)
ETHANOL % OF
GASOLINE DEMAND
1/1/2016996 41,83221.1 342,67812.21%
1/8/20161,003 42,12621.3 357,00011.80%
1/15/2016983 41,28621.9 381,31810.83%
1/22/2016961 40,36221.4 375,52210.75%
1/29/2016959 40,27822.4 350,32211.50%
2/5/2016969 40,69823.0 383,12410.62%
2/12/2016975 40,95023.2 386,52610.59%
2/19/2016994 41,74823.1 402,19210.38%
2/26/2016987 41,45422.6 383,08210.82%
3/4/2016978 41,07623.3 395,26210.39%
3/11/2016999 41,95822.9 397,23610.56%
3/18/2016995 41,79022.5 399,12610.47%
3/25/2016992 41,66423.0 388,24810.73%
4/1/2016976 40,99222.2 387,40810.58%
4/8/2016938 39,39622.3 404,5869.74%
4/15/2016939 39,43822.0 396,6489.94%
4/22/2016927 38,93421.6 391,2309.95%
4/29/2016923 38,76622.2 399,0849.71%
5/6/2016962 40,40421.3 405,6369.96%
5/13/2016948 39,81621.1 409,7109.72%
5/20/2016946 39,73220.8 399,6729.94%
5/27/2016960 40,32020.8 408,0729.88%
6/3/20161,006 42,25220.2 401,85610.51%
6/10/2016
1,013 42,54621.2 410,00410.38%
6/17/2016962 40,40421.1 412,2309.80%
6/24/20161,003 42,12621.2 407,77810.33%
7/1/2016984 41,32821.6 409,71010.09%
7/8/20161,004 42,16821.1 406,18210.38%
7/15/20161,029 43,21821.2 410,97010.52%
7/22/2016998 41,91620.4 411,47410.19%
7/29/20161,004 42,16820.6 409,58410.30%
8/5/20161,018 42,75620.5 410,29810.42%
8/12/20161,029 43,21820.4 410,00410.54%
8/19/20161,028 43,17620.8 405,67810.64%
8/26/20161,023 42,96620.9 399,46210.76%
9/2/2016998 41,91620.7 402,99010.40%
9/9/20161,004 42,16820.2 395,05210.67%
9/16/2016981 41,20220.0 405,30010.17%
9/23/2016989 41,53820.6 372,96011.14%
9/30/2016980 41,16020.2 394,38010.44%
10/7/2016962 40,40419.4 389,08810.38%
10/14/2016998 41,91619.0 369,51611.34%
10/21/2016991 41,62219.9 382,95610.87%
10/28/20161,022 42,92419.7 385,68611.13%
11/4/20161,002 42,08419.2 386,94610.88%
11/11/20161,017 42,71418.6 393,07810.87%
11/18/20161,014 42,58819.0 379,00811.24%
11/25/20161,012 42,50418.4 381,36011.15%
12/2/20161,023 42,96618.5 367,79411.68%
MONTHPRODUCTION
(000 bls.)
STOCKS
(000 bls.)
STOCKS
(days in reserve)
IMPORTS
(000 gals.)
GROSS SUPPLY
(000 gals.)
STOCK CHANGE
(000 gals.)
EXPORTS
(000 gals.)
DOMESTIC DEMAND
(000 gals.)
TOTAL DEMAND
(000 gals.)
TOTAL DEMAND
(000 bls./day)
January 30,31923,168
25.1 126 1,273,524 72,660 87,192 1,113,672 1,200,864 922
February 28,67823,00424.7 126 1,204,602-6,888 67,116 1,144,374 1,211,490 930
March 30,81222,30121.9 84 1,294,188-703 95,340 1,228,374 1,323,714 1,017
April 28,05920,99222.2 126 1,178,604-1,309 95,592 1,137,990 1,233,582 947
May 30,22820,79221.2 42 1,269,618 -200 55,776 1,222,242 1,278,018 982
June 30,25821,19921.8 10,500 1,281,336 407 46,410 1,217,832 1,264,242 971
July 31,25121,16720.8 13,188 1,325,730-32 69,384 1,257,690 1,327,074 1,019
August 31,66921,04220.4 10,710 1,340,808 -125 77,952 1,268,106 1,346,058 1,034
September 29,87620,60521.1 1,302 1,256,094 -437 99,666 1,174,782 1,274,448 979
DateCDS/Syrup ProductionCDO ProductionDDG ProductionDDGS ProductionDWG ProductionMDWG ProductionCO2 Captured
Feb-16122,291123,806367,4361,795,4721,247,751401,370190,003
Jan-16133,919124,541383,1311,869,7221,311,155449,256202,150
Dec-15134,196130,652423,6321,941,7081,398,280442,448211,352
Nov-15124,855130,938413,0191,935,4991,130,071425,499203,996
Oct-15145,649128,337438,0271,953,8501,226,333386,299229,391
Sep-15156,935117,622420,4581,907,4701,165,422369,209210,625
Aug-15156,262121,810452,9691,961,1451,151,297341,837224,982
Jul-15149,927125,497450,8292,000,8511,137,600350,460225,675
Jun-15145,244120,582407,2591,976,5081,136,491367,092214,995
May-15148,637118,281418,4481,892,9831,228,598417,888203,119
Apr-15139,930102,610411,6641,690,9031,200,282389,889209,505
Mar-15163,713107,447438,7281,810,8511,264,104498,977198,572
Feb-15128,05796,347405,0251,649,5341,144,177421,666173,878

Note: Data is based on approximately 130/mo. returned CAIR surveys (beginning Oct. 2014), representing about 90% of total capacity. Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Date1,000 bushels% Consumed by Dry Mills% Consumed by Wet Mills
Feb-16420,75189.70%10.30%
Jan-16441,25989.30%10.70%
Dec-15451,30688.90%11.10%
Nov-15435,03389.40%10.60%
Oct-15444,11589.80%10.20%
Sep-15427,50089.80%10.20%
Aug-15446,85389.40%10.60%
Jul-15448,02289.50%10.50%
Jun-15441,20189.70%10.30%
May-15450,21889.50%10.50%
Apr-15409,04589.60%10.40%
Mar-15439,42389.50%10.50%
Feb-15395,81489.80%10.20%
Jan-15445,72889.30%10.70%
Dec-14455,95689.20%10.80%
Nov-14433,93989.50%10.50%
Oct-14427,34789.40%10.60%
(D) Withheld to avoid disclosing  data for individual operations
(S) Insufficient number of reports to establish an estimate

 

Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture

MonthAvg. Yield
Jan-162.809
Dec-152.807
Nov-152.793
Oct-152.85
Sep-152.804
Aug-152.784
Jul-152.836
Jun-152.826
May-152.767
Apr-152.866
Mar-152.819
Feb-152.842
Jan-152.804
Dec-142.851
Nov-142.742
Oct-142.793

Note: Yield is calculated by dividing monthly ethanol production (source: EIA) by monthly use of corn and sorghum for ethanol production by dry and wet mills (source: USDA).

Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Exports & Imports

MonthUndenatured, Non-Beverage, Non-Fuel UseDenatured, Non-Fuel UseUndenatured, Fuel UseDenatured, Fuel UseTotal
Jan-2015303,0332,981,06641,317,11924,084,24468,685,462
Feb-2015710,3552,010,70857,158,27925,287,02985,166,371
Mar-2015500,3133,083,00343,958,89236,262,66683,804,874
Apr-2015436,2541,963,69142,800,07229,650,00274,850,018
May-2015545,6522,202,07228,389,86033,462,99764,600,581
Jun-2015448,2662,227,75213,395,12744,140,97960,212,124
Jul-2015586,5373,252,90346,949,06626,380,64777,169,152
Aug-2015356,2113,396,49826,236,74020,069,19950,058,649
Sep-2015432,0672,624,22533,411,17423,842,21660,309,683
Oct-2015384,1803,184,47119,534,01547,026,84570,129,511
Nov-2015352,2882,366,44324,267,74231,976,88858,963,360
Dec-2015588,1382,200,65028,598,03450,280,24581,667,067
Jan-2016212,3691,740,05220,169,74564,958,21387,080,378
Feb-2016418,3161,821,43231,129,13433,649,70167,018,583
Mar-2016 2,015,548 1,996,582 41,191,952 50,074,326 95,278,407
Apr-2016 590,060 5,476,795 52,599,287 36,880,748 95,546,889
May-2016 495,914 2,155,527 22,044,282 31,049,807 55,745,529
Jun-2016 301,365 1,899,995 23,637,478 20,564,570 46,403,409
Jul-2016 332,308 2,868,154 44,082,063 22,028,253 69,310,778
Aug-2016 1,060,924 6,460,934 50,569,904 19,786,639 77,878,400
Sep-2016 1,895,321 2,076,440 51,541,025 44,113,511 99,626,298
Oct-2016 2,071,936 5,354,763 69,964,336 54,233,794 131,624,829

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce & U.S. Department of Agriculture

MonthUndenatured, Fuel UseDenatured, Fuel UseTotal
Feb-201615,02323,99739,020
Jan-2016-665665
Dec-20159,371,9115029,372,413
Nov-201520,695,3705020,695,421
Oct-20155,488,086-5,488,086
Sep-201524,225,612689,36524,914,977
Aug-201511,846,4873,842,48015,688,967
Jul-2015-512512
Jun-2015-717,320717,320
May-2015333,219,3133,219,346
Apr-201510,505,538-10,505,538
Mar-20155281,3681,897
Feb-20151,847,132748,3992,595,531
Jan-2015-28,67128,671

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce & U.S. Department of Agriculture

DateTotal
Feb-2016785,383
Jan-2016800,580
Dec-2015988,356
Nov-2015939,917
Oct-20151,029,583
Sep-20151,108,582
Aug-20151,279,396
Jul-20151,366,907
Jun-20151,306,623
May-20151,171,916
Apr-2015928,120
Mar-2015923,515
Feb-2015803,203
Jan-2015708,861

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce & U.S. Department of Agriculture