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RIN prices surge after Trump reportedly reaches biofuels deal

|About: Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM)|By:, SA News Editor

U.S. biofuel credits jumped ~10% today following a report that Pres. Trump tentatively agreed to a biofuel reform deal.

Ethanol D6 credits for 2019 traded at 20 cents each on Friday, up from 18.25 cents apiece on Thursday.

Traders say D6 credits traded at 18.50 cents/RIN before the report and were assessed at 20.25 cents/RIN at the end of the session, up 2 cents/RIN from Thursday levels, S&P Global Platts reports.

The Trump administration reportedly agreed to boost the biofuels sector by reallocating three years of waived biofuel blending quotas beginning in 2020.

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