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Argentine biodiesel export tax could support EU prices

Argentine biodiesel export tax could support EU prices

December 14, 2017 |

In Argentina, Platts expects European biodiesel prices to be supported by the new 8% export tariff lobbed onto Argentine biodiesel exports following significant supply pressure as a result of a return to imports into Europe. The new import tax expected for January 1 could boost FAME-0 prices sufficiently that imports become unviable or that inbound […]

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ANP auction sees 713.4 million liters of biodiesel sold at latest auction

ANP auction sees 713.4 million liters of biodiesel sold at latest auction

December 13, 2017 |

In Brazil, 713.4 million liters of biodiesel was sold at the ANP’s 58th biodiesel auction held recently, worth a total of $516.4 million at an average of 72 cents per liter. More than 97% of the 870 million liters of biodiesel offered by 35 producers held the social seal. Nearly 75% of the volume contracted was […]

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Argentina lobs 8% export tax on biodiesel exports

Argentina lobs 8% export tax on biodiesel exports

December 13, 2017 |

In Argentina, Reuters reports that biodiesel exports will face an 8% tax beginning next year in an effort to keep more of the fuel home and bring it into balance with the 27% export tax already lobbed on soy oil. Argentine biodiesel exporters received relief earlier this year when the EU opened back up its […]

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California Biodiesel Alliance shifts to California Advanced Biofuels Alliance

California Biodiesel Alliance shifts to California Advanced Biofuels Alliance

December 13, 2017 |

In California, the board of directors of the California Biodiesel Alliance (CBA) — which has been the respected voice for biodiesel in the state since its founding in 2006 — has voted to broaden the scope of membership to include advanced biofuels. “By changing our name from the California Biodiesel Alliance (CBA) to the California Advanced Biofuels Alliance […]

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Argentine biodiesel imports into Europe pressure prices heavily

Argentine biodiesel imports into Europe pressure prices heavily

December 12, 2017 |

In the Netherlands, Platts is reporting that recent arrivals of Argentina biodiesel into Rotterdam have weighed on FAME-0 biodiesel prices sufficiently to bring the premium against gasoil futures down to 31-month lows at $246.25 while FAME-0 outright prices are down at 21-month lows of $811.25/mt FOB ARA. Platts data showed the additional supplies and weaker […]

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Growmark adds biodiesel to Top Tier Diesel Fuel

Growmark adds biodiesel to Top Tier Diesel Fuel

December 6, 2017 |

In Missouri, Military Technologies is reporting that Growmark, Inc., a regional agricultural cooperative from Illinois, is providing Top Tier Diesel Fuel blended with biodiesel. Top Tier performance standards are gaining popularity across the country, helping vehicle owners ensure they are purchasing a clean, high quality fuel. As one of the only Top Tier Diesel Fuel […]

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US ruling on biodiesel dumping paves the way for duties on Indonesia, Argentina fuels

US ruling on biodiesel dumping paves the way for duties on Indonesia, Argentina fuels

December 5, 2017 |

In Washington, the US International Trade Commission voted 4-0 in favor of the National Biodiesel Board Fair Trade Coalition’s position that the industry has suffered because of unfairly subsidized imports of biodiesel from Argentina and Indonesia. This affirmative vote on injury, coupled with last month’s final countervailing duties determination by the Commerce Department, paves the way for […]

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Biodiesel and cellulosic ethanol could see tax credit extenders by year’s end

Biodiesel and cellulosic ethanol could see tax credit extenders by year’s end

December 5, 2017 |

In Washington, Bloomberg reports that it’s possible that a range of tax credit extenders for renewable energy including biodiesel and cellulosic ethanol could be included in “must pass” legislation that will be voted on before year’s end, but the committees responsible for writing the bills didn’t confirm the speculation. Renewable energy and oil companies are […]

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Tokyo’s cherry trees lit with UCO biodiesel-powered pink LED “blossoms” for holiday season

Tokyo’s cherry trees lit with UCO biodiesel-powered pink LED “blossoms” for holiday season

December 4, 2017 |

In Japan, biodiesel produced from used cooking oil will be used to power more than 420,000 pink LED lights in cherry trees along 2.2km of road in Tokyo’s Meguro river, meant to resemble the famous cherry blossoms the attract visitors from around the world every spring. The demonstration began seven years ago after the Fukushima […]

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Report offers overview of EU and German biofuel and biodiesel policy and markets

Report offers overview of EU and German biofuel and biodiesel policy and markets

December 1, 2017 |

In Germany, UFOP published the “Biodiesel 2016/2017 – Report on Progress and Future Prospects” which provides information on the most important aspects of the national and European biofuel policy and the biodiesel markets including an overview about the legislation in the EU and Germany. Expected measures for reforming the Renewable Energy Directive (RED II) in […]

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