The Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA) developed this web site to serve as a global information hub on sugarcane products and their economic, environmental and social benefits around the world. holds the potential to be a key building block of because of its and potential to – benefits Brazil has been enjoying for the past 30 years.
Recent Press Releases
- Pursuit of ideal conditions to resume Industry growth will be top priority for new UNICA CEO
- The definition of success for Brazil’s sugar-energy industry in coming years is directly connected to identifying the right conditions to bring back investments and expand production. The statement came from the new CEO at the Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA), Elizabeth Farina, as she began her first day at the helm of the top organization representing Brazilian ethanol, sugar and bioelectricity producers.
- Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association announces new CEO
- The Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA), has announced the appointment of University of São Paulo Economics Professor Elizabeth Farina as the organization’s new CEO. She replaces Economist and Agronomist Marcos Jank, who left the position in April, and technical director Antonio de Padua Rodrigues, the acting President since Jank’s departure.
- Clarification Statement to the Media - São Paulo State Value-Added Tax (VAT)
- The Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA) issued the following statement, in response to allegations that a pre-existing VAT (value-added tax) on ethanol in the Brazilian state of São Paulo is somehow equivalent to the return of Brazil’s tariff on imported ethanol, which was zeroed in 2010. The statement should be attributed to UNICA President and CEO, Marcos Jank.