Tag: Argentina

Argentina takes Peru to the WTO over anti-dumping duties on biodiesel exports

Argentina takes Peru to the WTO over anti-dumping duties on biodiesel exports

December 5, 2018 |

In Switzerland, Reuters reports that Argentina has filed an official complaint against Peru at the World Trade Organization over what is claims is unfair treatment of its biodiesel exports to the neighboring country. In October 2016, Peru implemented anti-dumping and anti-subsidy duties on Argentine biodiesel imports, similar to moves made by the US and the […]

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European Commission thinking to reinstate anti-dumping duties on Argentine biodiesel

European Commission thinking to reinstate anti-dumping duties on Argentine biodiesel

December 4, 2018 |

In Belgium, Reuters reports that the European Commission is thinking of again imposing anti-dumping duties on Argentine biodiesel imports following complaints by the European biodiesel industry saying they are still at risk of anti-competitive behavior from Argentina. The proposed definitive anti-dumping duties would be between 25% and 33.4% but the proposal needs to be approved […]

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Argentine cooperative to invest $53 million in corn-based ethanol expansion project

Argentine cooperative to invest $53 million in corn-based ethanol expansion project

December 4, 2018 |

In Argentina, the ethanol arm of the Asociación de Cooperativas Argentinas is set to invest $53 million to expand its production capacity to 700 million liters annually using corn starch as feedstock. The original facility inaugurated seven years ago following a $150 million investment had an installed production capacity of 153 million liters annually of […]

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Trade Associations Ask Trump to Ensure Rigorous Review of Argentine Biodiesel Import Duties

Trade Associations Ask Trump to Ensure Rigorous Review of Argentine Biodiesel Import Duties

December 2, 2018 |

In Washington, D.C., three trade groups wrote President Donald Trump to express concern that the U.S. Department of Commerce has initiated “changed circumstances” reviews of U.S. trade duties on Argentine biodiesel companies. The National Biodiesel Board, the American Soybean Association, and the National Renderers Association urged the president to ensure that Commerce undertake a rigorous, […]

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Argentina lifts prices for corn-based ethanol and biodiesel but cuts cane-based ethanol

Argentina lifts prices for corn-based ethanol and biodiesel but cuts cane-based ethanol

November 19, 2018 |

In Argentina, Platts reports that the Ministry of Energy has raised prices for corn-based ethanol by more than 8% to 55 cents per liter while cutting the price for sugarcane-based ethanol by more than 3% to 59 cents per liter for November. Biodiesel prices were raised by around 2% to $782.30/mt. The prices set by […]

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US looking to reduce anti-dumping duties on Argentine biodiesel imports

US looking to reduce anti-dumping duties on Argentine biodiesel imports

November 8, 2018 |

In Argentina, Reuters reports that the US Department of Commerce is looking at making a remarkable move by reviewing the current terms of anti-dumping tariffs on Argentine biodiesel imports. Argentina’s foreign ministry said if negotiations were successful, the country’s biodiesel could recover market access. Argentina’s biodiesel exports fell to nil in September and October after […]

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European Biodiesel Board calls on Member States to push for duties against Argentine biodiesel

European Biodiesel Board calls on Member States to push for duties against Argentine biodiesel

October 2, 2018 |

In Belgium, during Wednesday’s TDI meeting Member States’ representatives are going to discuss a recent Commission document that, in spite of clear evidence of distortive practices and strong injury for the EU economy, the European Biodiesel Board says fails to announce provisional Anti-Subsidy (AS) duties vs. Argentina. The Commission investigation found evidence the Argentinean Differential […]

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EU holds off on tariffs for cheaper Argentine biodiesel

EU holds off on tariffs for cheaper Argentine biodiesel

September 30, 2018 |

In France, in a major blow for European biofuel producers, the European Commission will not be imposing provisional import tariffs on cheaper Argentine biodiesel until it gathers more information. EU biodiesel producers were negatively affected when the EU scrapped duties last year in response to a ruling by the World Trade Organization, which allowed Argentina’s […]

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Two new biogas contracts signed in Argentina

Two new biogas contracts signed in Argentina

September 27, 2018 |

In Argentina, two new contracts for the RenovAr 2 program were signed for the supply of renewable power, which will be built in the province of Buenos Aires and San Luis. The Biogas Pacuca Bio Energy Thermal Power Plant will be located in the town of Roque Pérez, in the Province of Buenos Aires, and […]

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Argentina raises biodiesel price 17% to compensate for peso devaluation

Argentina raises biodiesel price 17% to compensate for peso devaluation

September 11, 2018 |

In Argentina, Mercopress reports that the energy ministry raised biodiesel prices by 17% to $710.70 per metric ton as of September 1 to help compensate for the peso’s 16% devaluation the end of August. So far this year, the currency has lost 50% of its value against the dollar. The ministry said the price increase […]

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