Tag: Argentina

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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Argentina to pass B10 mandate thanks to falling exports

Argentina to pass B10 mandate thanks to falling exports

September 5, 2018 |

In Argentina, while exports are dropping, domestic consumption is seen rising this year to an all-time high of 1.48 billion liters, and for the first time since the policy was put in place in 2014, the blending rate will be above the mandated 10% at 10.3%. Some analysts blame the US’s anti-dumping duties on Argentine […]

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Argentina raises ethanol and biodiesel production again

Argentina raises ethanol and biodiesel production again

September 5, 2018 |

In Argentina, the government announced higher prices for biodiesel as well as both corn-based and sugarcane-based ethanol that oil companies must pay as of September 1. Biodiesel prices were set at $610.51 per metric ton, 3.2% higher on the month. Cane-based ethanol was set at 57 cents per liter, up nearly 4% on the month […]

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Four Argentine provinces create Bioenergy League initiative

Four Argentine provinces create Bioenergy League initiative

August 22, 2018 |

In Argentina, in response to increased risks in the grains and oilseeds sectors due to national policy, Ministers of Production, Environment and Energy of Santa Fe, Tucumán, Salta and Córdoba have come together to create a Bioenergy League between the four provinces to create long-term policy stability for the sector. The league will bring together […]

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Argentina freezes soy export tariffs to keep feedstock from flowing into China

Argentina freezes soy export tariffs to keep feedstock from flowing into China

August 20, 2018 |

In Argentina, exporters have been shipping raw, unprocessed soybeans to China en masse, a move the government has put a stop to last week by freezing export taxes on beans at 26% as well as freezing taxes on meal and oil at 23%. Taxes on beans were being wound down to 23% in line with […]

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Argentina looking at 27% ethanol blend

Argentina looking at 27% ethanol blend

August 1, 2018 |

In Argentina, local press reports that the government is looking to boost its ethanol blend to 27% in line with Brazil. The country currently blends 12% ethanol which was raised from 10% upon the election of the new president and has been expected to increase but no moves have been made so far due to […]

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Carbio says Argetine biodiesel reduces GHG emissions 70%

Carbio says Argetine biodiesel reduces GHG emissions 70%

July 16, 2018 |

In Argentina, Carbio and INTA have calculated greenhouse gas reductions associated with the country’s soy-based biodiesel to be 70% at 26 g CO2/MJ Compared to 83.8 g CO2/MJ for fossil diesel, more than sufficient to achieve the European Union’s 60% reduction threshold. The study showed that positive results were largely a result of advanced agricultural […]

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