Japan may use rice for biofuels

Kovac, Matt; Gibson, Jane
November 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;11/6/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 42, p8
Trade Publication
The article reports on the plan of Japan's National Federation of Agricultural Cooperative Associations to begin a feasibility study about the production of bioethanol from rice. The federation is considering production costs as part of a comprehensive feasibility study. Japan's agriculture ministry will subsidize the construction and operating costs of new biofuel plants.


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