Shell and Cosan Joint Venture – To Strengthen Brazil’s Leading Position in the Global Bioethanol Market

The Netherlands-based Shell International Petroleum Company Limited (Shell) has formed a joint venture (JV) with Cosan S.A. (Cosan) to invest around $12 billion in the Brazilian bioethanol industry. The JV will supply and distribute its produce through its 4,500 retail outlets spread across the country. The deal will help Brazil to strengthen its position as a leading ethanol producer and exporter. In 2009, the country exported a total of 3,170.2 million liters of its total produce. Brazil produced 21,528 million liters of ethanol in 2009 and is expected to reach 31,111 million liters by 2015 due to reduced production costs and increased government support.


1. Overview of Shell – Cosan Joint Venture

2. Deal Rationale

3. Shell and Cosan Deal Perspective

4. Historical and forecast Brazil Bioethanol Production from 2001 to 2015

5. Brazil Bioethanol Historical Exports By Country

6. Key Market Drivers

Reasons to buy

The viewpoint studies on how Shell – Cosan deal will impact the future bioethanol market development in Brazil. It will allow the reader to –

1. Understand the Shell – Cosan deal rationale and their individual perspectives behind the deal

2. Position yourself to gain the maximum advantage of the industry’s growth potential by developing strategies

3. Facilitate decision-making based on strong historic and forecast data

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