Production of Ethanol from Sugarcane in Brazil

From State Intervention to a Free Market

ISBN: 978-3-319-03139-2 (Print) 978-3-319-03140-8 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiii

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    Pages 1-4

    Introduction

  3. State Intervention in the Sugarcane Ethanol Industry in Brazil

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 5-5

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      Pages 7-43

      State Intervention in the Chain of Production of Ethanol from Sugarcane in Brazil: Its Forms and Effects on the Development of the Sector Between the 1930s and 1980s

  4. The Government Distances Itself in the 1990s: The Break and the Learning Curve

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 45-45

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      Pages 47-52

      The 1990s: Deregulation of the Sector

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      Pages 53-58

      Organizational Changes Within the Public Sphere

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      Pages 59-64

      Organizational Changes Within the Private Sphere

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      Pages 65-68

      Price Supports for Fuel Ethanol, Sugarcane, and Freight Charges: Alterations Stemming from Deregulation

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      Pages 69-73

      Changes Related to Production and Marketing Controls on Sugar: Fixed Production Levels, Crop Plans, Exports, and the Differential Collection of the Industrialized Products Tax

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      Pages 75-80

      The Marketing of Sugarcane and Ethanol: Changes Resulting from Deregulation

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      Pages 81-85

      Activities of the Inter-Ministerial Council on Sugar and Ethanol During the Deregulation Process

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      Pages 87-91

      Interested Parties Come to the Defense of the Sugarcane Ethanol Industry

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      Pages 93-96

      The Process of Deregulating the Sugarcane–Ethanol Industry

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      Pages 97-135

      Deregulation of the Sugarcane Ethanol Industry in the Late 1990s: The New Role of the Government and More Efficient Ways of Marketing

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      Pages 137-148

      Political Determinants of the Decision-Making Processes: The Players, their Power Resources, and the Redefinition of their Roles in the New Institutional Environment

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      Pages 149-193

      The Free Market: The Profound Changes and the New Agenda

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      Pages 195-212

      The Future of Biofuel in Brazil

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 213-221