Tag: Argentina

Argentina increases prices for ethanol and biodiesel

Argentina increases prices for ethanol and biodiesel

June 10, 2019 |

In Argentina, Clarin newspaper reports that the energy and hydrocarbon sub-secretariat has increased the price of corn-based ethanol $485.87 per metric ton, an increase of 2.5% over May, while cane-based ethanol prices were increased by 2.8% to $519.46 per ton. Biodiesel prices were also increased by 2.5% to $679.4 per ton. The government changes the […]

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Decision on lifting anti-dumping tariffs on Argentine biodiesel imports may be taken in September

Decision on lifting anti-dumping tariffs on Argentine biodiesel imports may be taken in September

June 5, 2019 |

In Argentina, La Nación reports that the US will decide whether to lift its anti-dumping duties on Argentine biodiesel imports by September which currently total about 150%. Last November, President Trump said during a visit to Argentina that the country was willing to take another look at the anti-dumping duties lobbed onto biodiesel imports despite […]

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Argentina trying to push US to end anti-dumping tariffs faster

Argentina trying to push US to end anti-dumping tariffs faster

May 20, 2019 |

In Argentina, Reuters reports that the government is pushing the US to hurry up its process reviewing whether or not Argentine biodiesel negatively impacts the US’s domestic biodiesel industry so biodiesel exports can resume as quickly as possible. Before tariffs were imposed, biodiesel accounted for about a quarter of the US’s imports from Argentina. The […]

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Argentine biodiesel producer says policy forcing it to shut down facility

Argentine biodiesel producer says policy forcing it to shut down facility

April 29, 2019 |

In Argentina, Clarin newspaper reports that the government’s policy for setting biodiesel prices has made its Viluco facility in Frias completely inviable so has had to shut it down. The facility was built to supply the domestic market but it says that prices based on export demand, and therefore prices below the required margin, as […]

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Paraguayan biodiesel industry worried rush to B15 fueled by Argentina

Paraguayan biodiesel industry worried rush to B15 fueled by Argentina

April 9, 2019 |

In Paraguay, Argentina’s La Nación newspaper reports that the country’s house of representatives is looking to boost biodiesel blending to 15% by 2021 from the current 2% now but the local industry is slamming the move as one pushed by Argentina in an effort to drive open a new market. The domestic biodiesel industry wants […]

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Argentina raises biodiesel price to $635.5 per ton for April

Argentina raises biodiesel price to $635.5 per ton for April

April 8, 2019 |

In Argentina, Reuters reports that the government has increased the price oil companies must pay biodiesel producers again, this time to $653.5 per metric ton and is retroactive to sales made since April 1. The country’s biodiesel mandate is set at 10% and the government adjusts the price monthly based on the prevailing price of […]

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Argentine biodiesel exports fall to zero during January and February

Argentine biodiesel exports fall to zero during January and February

April 4, 2019 |

In Argentina, local press reports that the soy industry is blaming a shift in government policy that no longer favors value-added products to a decimation of biodiesel exports during the first two months of the year. During January and February there were no biodiesel exports at all compared to exports valued at $176 million during […]

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New Argentine program aims to promote products and services made with bioenergy

New Argentine program aims to promote products and services made with bioenergy

March 26, 2019 |

In Argentina, a new certification scheme that translates to “Made in Santa Fe with Renewable Energy” showcases products made in the soy and biodiesel hub of Santa Fe province partially or entirely made from a wide range of renewables including biodiesel, biomass and biogas. Products and services that either make renewable energy from those sources […]

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Paul McCartney latest to hold concert powered by biodiesel in Argentina

Paul McCartney latest to hold concert powered by biodiesel in Argentina

March 26, 2019 |

In Argentina, Paul McCartney used 5,000 liters of biodiesel to power his concert in Buenos Aires last Saturday where more than 60,000 fans showed up to hear the rock legend play. McCartney is one of several artists pushing for the use of biodiesel in their Argentine concerts in an effort to highlight the need to […]

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Argentine biofuel producers stucks waiting for government to set March prices

Argentine biofuel producers stucks waiting for government to set March prices

March 26, 2019 |

In Argentina, ethanol and biodiesel producers alike are stuck between a rock and a hard place because the government hasn’t set the prices for biofuels for March, requiring them to continue selling at prices set in February despite production costs having risen in the meantime. The government sets prices on a monthly basis taking cost […]

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