Tag: Argentina

Argentina cuts ethanol prices up to 5% for March

Argentina cuts ethanol prices up to 5% for March

March 9, 2015 |

In Argentina, the Energy Secretariat cut the price oil companies pay for sugarcane-based ethanol by 0.9% compared to February to 97 cents per liter while corn ethanol prices were cut by 5% to 80 cents per liter. Ethanol production reached 533,978 metric tons in 2014, up 43% on the year. The country boosted its ethanol […]

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Argentine biodiesel exports up 40% in 2014

Argentine biodiesel exports up 40% in 2014

March 2, 2015 |

In Argentine, biodiesel exports jumped 40% during 2014 to 1.6 million metric tons, up from 1.15 million tons in 2013. At the same time, domestic biodiesel production increased nearly 30% in 2014 to 2.58 million tons.  Meanwhile, ethanol production jumped nearly 43% in 2014 533,978 tons, nearly all of which went towards satisfying the E10 […]

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Carbio’s 2014 exports up 41% on year

Carbio’s 2014 exports up 41% on year

January 22, 2015 |

In Argentina, Carbio says its members exported more than 1.6 million metric tons of biodiesel during 2014, up 41% on the year. West Africa was the main destination while significant volumes also went to the US and Peru. Anti-dumping duties kept most of the biodiesel out of the European Union despite low soy oil prices […]

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Argentina’s biodiesel industry may get boost from government…or not

Argentina’s biodiesel industry may get boost from government…or not

December 31, 2014 |

In Argentina, the biodiesel industry is expecting the government to further lower export taxes on biodiesel during the next few months to help counteract falling fossil diesel prices that are making the renewable fuel less competitive. Apart from that policy shift, only lower soy oil prices will make much of a difference. But the government […]

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Argentine biodiesel exports up 44% on the year through September

Argentine biodiesel exports up 44% on the year through September

October 29, 2014 |

In Argentina, biodiesel exports increased 44% during the first nine months of 2014 compared to the same period last year. As a result, production figures are also starting to recover, with production rising 22% during the period over 2013. Despite anti-dumping duties placed on exports in the European Union, the EU will soon become the […]

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Argentina’s biodiesel exports soar after government cuts export taxes

Argentina’s biodiesel exports soar after government cuts export taxes

October 13, 2014 |

In Argentina, biodiesel exports have taken off since May when the government cut export taxes to 11% from 21%, allowing producers to begin recouping lost exports after the European Union imposed anti-dumping tariffs in 2012. Biodiesel exports could now hit 1.4 million metric tons this year, double last year’s measly 700,000 tons.  

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Argentina cuts ethanol price but not as low as producers feared

Argentina cuts ethanol price but not as low as producers feared

October 7, 2014 |

In Argentina, the Energy Secretariat has cut ethanol prices by a further 5% to $1.07 per liter for a 9% blend. The price cut was less than the ethanol producers had feared who were expecting prices to come down to below the levels of sustainable profits.

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Ethanol margins tighten in Argentina following government price cap

Ethanol margins tighten in Argentina following government price cap

October 2, 2014 |

In Argentina, ethanol producers are reporting tighter margins following the government’s move to cap corn ethanol prices at 71 cents per liter and sugarcane ethanol slightly higher, which is roughly 37% lower than during the same period last year. The same law that passed allowing higher ethanol blends of up to 10% by December also […]

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Argentina boosts ethanol blend to 10% by December

Argentina boosts ethanol blend to 10% by December

September 29, 2014 |

In Argentina, the government approved an increase in ethanol blending to 8.5% from the current 7% with a 0.5% increase every month until reaching 10% in December. The ethanol industry could provide up to 12% of annual fuel demand, roughly a million cubic meters of ethanol, compared to the 8 million cubic meters of fuel […]

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Carbio’s June production and exports jump on month

Carbio’s June production and exports jump on month

August 20, 2014 |

In Argentina, Carbio says June biodiesel exports by members soared 20% to 142,171 metric tons thanks to very cheap feedstock prices. Exports through June were up 41% on the year at 521,307 tons. July shipping reports indicated exports of about 228,000 tons. Production during June was up almost 10% at 250,044 ton, which was already […]

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