Structural analysis of the sugar and ethanol sector of the Valle del Cauca

  • Pedro Cruz Aguilar

Abstract

Analysis of the sector tries to demonstrate that following the international price of sugar above 16 cents a pound, the sugar industry will count on coordinating mechanisms that will allow them to direct their production of cane sugar to the link in the productive chain which will produce the greatest profit margin will produce, without having to increase the number of acres planted in proportion to the increase in sugar exported. This consolidated the sugar industry as one of the driving forces of the Colombian economy, but to date has forced the government to lower the percentage of ethanol fuel in gasoline from 10 to 8 percent and casts doubt on the implementation of decrees which substantially increase the percentage of alcohol fuel for engines of 2000 cms3

 

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Author Biography

Pedro Cruz Aguilar
Magíster en Administración, Universidad del Valle. Ingeniero Industrial. Docente de la Facultad de Ciencias de la Administración, Universidad del Valle. Miembro del Grupo de Investigación de Humanismo y Gestión y del ADA de Gestión Humana, Universidad del Valle,Cali - Colombia
Published
2011-11-05
How to Cite
CRUZ AGUILAR, Pedro. Structural analysis of the sugar and ethanol sector of the Valle del Cauca. Cuadernos de Administración, [S.l.], v. 26, n. 43, p. 99-112, nov. 2011. ISSN 2256-5078. Available at: <http://cuadernosdeadministracion.univalle.edu.co/index.php/cuadernos_de_administracion/article/view/427>. Date accessed: 12 dec. 2017. doi: https://doi.org/10.25100/cdea.v26i43.427.
Section
Artículos

Keywords

sugar, alcohol fuel, mean, median and profit margin.