In 2016, the U.S. ethanol industry…

Produced over 15.3 billion gallons of ethanol, with a value of over $22 billion in sales.

Created a total of 46.5 million tons of distiller’s grains.

Exported over 1.05 billion gallons to 10 countries

Purchased over $19 billion worth of corn from farmers in the U.S.

The production of ethanol and its coproducts…

Exported over 100 billion gallons in 2016. 

Generated total economic output of $101 billion.

Directly increased U.S. GDP by $5.3 billion, and indirectly supported an additional $29 billion in GDP.

Amounted to approximately 300,000 full-time equivalent jobs.

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