Spain swamped by Argentine biodiesel imports, domestic industry at risk

March 25, 2011 |

In Spain, swamped by biodiesel imports from Argentina, some biodiesel producers are preparing to shut down with substantial layoffs expected in the coming weeks. This is despite the government pushing biodiesel blending rates to 6% this year and 7% in 2012, up from an expected 3.9% original seen for this year. Producers are still waiting for promised protection measures expected last year to combat imports.

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