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Copersucar, Eco-Energy to form world's top ethanol trader

Nov 5 (Reuters) - Brazil's Copersucar SA, the world's biggest sugar exporter, will take control of U.S.-based Eco-Energy to become the world's largest ethanol trader, Copersucar said on Monday.

Together the two firms will produce 10 billion liters of ethanol per year and have a 12 percent share of the global ethanol market, Copersucar said in a statement.