Tag: Argentina

European Union publishes eight Argentine biodiesel producers that won’t be subject to anti-dumping duties

European Union publishes eight Argentine biodiesel producers that won’t be subject to anti-dumping duties

February 13, 2019 |

In Belgium, Reuters reports that the official publication of the agreement with Argentina regarding biodiesel imports shows fuel from eight producers will be allowed to enter the European Union without anti-dumping duties. They are Aceitera General Deheza, Bunge Argentina, LDC Argentina, Molinos Agro, Oleaginosa Moreno Hermanos, Vicentin, Cargill and COFCO International Argentina. The price paid […]

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Paul McCartney and Ed Sheeran Argetine concerts be powered by biodiesel

Paul McCartney and Ed Sheeran Argetine concerts be powered by biodiesel

February 5, 2019 |

In Argentina, local press reports that Paul McCartney and Ed Sheeran have demanded their upcoming concerts be powered by biodiesel. The biodiesel will be produced from UCO and the government of Santa Fe has even set up a contest to encourage people to donate their used cooking oil in exchange for tickets to the concerts […]

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European Biodiesel Board signs off on 1.2 million ton limit on Argentine biodiesel imports

European Biodiesel Board signs off on 1.2 million ton limit on Argentine biodiesel imports

February 4, 2019 |

In Belgium, during last week’s Trade Defense Committee (TDC) meeting, Member States’ representatives discussed and approved with a large majority anti-subsidy (AS) duties against Argentinean unfair imports of biodiesel. A Price Undertaking agreement between the European Commission and Argentinian producers was also approved. The European Biodiesel Board welcomed the adoption of the definitive AS duties […]

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European farmers want the European Commission to strictly monitor Argentine biodiesel imports

European farmers want the European Commission to strictly monitor Argentine biodiesel imports

January 31, 2019 |

In Belgium, Copa and Cogeca welcomed EU Member States approval of Commission’s package of definitive anti-subsidy measures against Argentinian biodiesel’s imports, during Trade Defense Committee held on January 30. Nevertheless, the approval of an import quota of 1.2 million tons in the same meeting in a Price Undertaking Agreement between EU and Argentina remains a […]

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Argentina and EU agree price floor and volume cap for biodiesel trade

Argentina and EU agree price floor and volume cap for biodiesel trade

January 30, 2019 |

In Argentina, Reuters reports that the European Commission has at last come to an agreement with the Argentine government that will allow biodiesel exports to resume, with prices and volume limits to be announced next month. Those producers who agree to a set minimum price won’t have to pay anti-dumping duties on their biodiesel exports […]

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Concerns that Trump’s relationship with Argentine president behind biodiesel tariff review

Concerns that Trump’s relationship with Argentine president behind biodiesel tariff review

January 22, 2019 |

In Washington, Reuters reports that there are concerns by some in the biodiesel industry that President Trump has chosen his decades-long relationship with the Argentine president over the good of the biodiesel industry by agreeing to review anti-dumping tariffs on Argentine imports. The Commerce Department says the review, although uncommon, has precedent and the changes […]

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European Union set to accept minimum price deal on Argentinian biodiesel

European Union set to accept minimum price deal on Argentinian biodiesel

January 15, 2019 |

In Belgium, Reuters reports that the European Commission is ready to accept a proposal by Argentina to set a minimum price for its biodiesel exports to Europe in lieu of anti-dumping tariffs, a proposal which stakeholders have been given until January 18 to comment upon before giving a final thumbs up, although apparently the EC […]

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Argentina’s Molinos Agro buys 33% of competitor Patagonia Bioenergia

Argentina’s Molinos Agro buys 33% of competitor Patagonia Bioenergia

January 7, 2019 |

In Argentina, Platts reports that Molinos Agro has bought a 33% stake in Patagonia Bioenergia likely in order to help it finance expansion from its current 250,000 mt/year of production capacity. Local press reports that Molinos Agro has been working with the company since 2011, including providing financing and know-how. Both companies have biodiesel facilities […]

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Argentina won’t shy away from WTO if EU slams new anti-dumping tariffs on biodiesel

Argentina won’t shy away from WTO if EU slams new anti-dumping tariffs on biodiesel

January 3, 2019 |

In Argentina, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has reaffirmed to the European Union that the country doesn’t subsidize its biodiesel industry in an effort to end the current investigation that could lead to the EU setting new anti-dumping tariffs on Argentine biodiesel imports. The ministry says that should the EU decide to go ahead with […]

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Argentina raises prices for both corn and sugar-based ethanol

Argentina raises prices for both corn and sugar-based ethanol

January 2, 2019 |

In Argentina, Reuters reports that as of January 1 the Ministry of Energy has increased the price of sugarcane-based ethanol to per 59 cents liter while corn-based ethanol was increased to 54 cents per liter. The prices set by the ministry must be paid by fuel companies who buy locally-produced biofuels to blend 12% ethanol. […]

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