Tag: Argentina

EU to cut anti-dumping duties on Argentine and Indonesia biodiesel by almost half

EU to cut anti-dumping duties on Argentine and Indonesia biodiesel by almost half

July 19, 2017 |

In Belgium, following rulings by the World Trade Organization, the European Commission will lower anti-dumping tariffs against Argentine biodiesel imports by up to 10.6% and up to 6.9% for imports from Indonesia, roughly half of the levels that had been in place in 2013. Argentine companies who cooperated with the EU’s investigation could see their […]

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NBB files “critical circumstances” allegation over Argentine biodiesel imports

NBB files “critical circumstances” allegation over Argentine biodiesel imports

July 10, 2017 |

In Washington, The National Biodiesel Board Fair Trade Coalition has filed a new allegation with the U.S. Department of Commerce claiming that critical circumstances exist with respect to imports of biodiesel from Argentina. The “critical circumstances” provision in antidumping and countervailing duties laws allows for the imposition of duties on imports that enter the U.S. […]

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National Biodiesel Board says dumped Argentine biodiesel on the rise

National Biodiesel Board says dumped Argentine biodiesel on the rise

July 3, 2017 |

In Missouri, new data show that dumped and subsidized biodiesel imports from Argentina continue unabated and, in fact, have further surged into the United States. In March of 2017, the National Biodiesel Board (NBB) Fair Trade Coalition filed petitions with the U.S. Department of Commerce and the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) alleging that increased […]

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Louis Dreyfus confident Argentina will prevail in biodiesel spat with US

Louis Dreyfus confident Argentina will prevail in biodiesel spat with US

June 29, 2017 |

In Argentina, Louis Dreyfus’ CEO said he is confident the country will win its anti- antidumping case against the US currently under investigation by the US Department of Commerce. It is seeking to reopen the American market to its biodiesel after what he called “unjust” claims that the country sells its fuel below the cost […]

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Argentina’s April ethanol sales soar 30% on the year

Argentina’s April ethanol sales soar 30% on the year

June 22, 2017 |

In Argentina, ethanol sales rose 30% on the year in April to 86.4 million liters although the volume was slightly lower than in March due to the month having one day less as average daily sales volumes were actually higher than the previous month. Cordoba and Tucuman provinces accounted for 62% of sales. The volume […]

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Argentina boosts ethanol prices again

Argentina boosts ethanol prices again

June 8, 2017 |

In Argentina, the government raised the price of sugarcane-based ethanol for June that oil refiners must pay by the maximum 5% allowed to $1 per liter. Corn-based ethanol was also raised slightly by 0.7% to 80.5 cents per liter. The ethanol is used to supply the 12% mandatory ethanol blending policy. The government has been […]

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Argentina could get back into US biodiesel market but only if speeds up seed approvals

Argentina could get back into US biodiesel market but only if speeds up seed approvals

June 8, 2017 |

In Argentina, the US government has offered to resume biodiesel imports in exchange for the country’s quicker approval of seeds developed by American companies. A law was proposed in the Argentine legislature last year that would speed up the regulatory approval process while also allowing for fines to be lobbed against farmers who store seeds […]

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Argentine biofuel production soars during Q1 thanks to bumper grain crop

Argentine biofuel production soars during Q1 thanks to bumper grain crop

May 24, 2017 |

In Argentina, biofuel production during Q1 jumped thanks to a larger grain harvest, with ethanol production up 25.6% on the year while biodiesel rose more than 31%. As a result, revenues rose more than 26% to $147 million despite exports falling by 2.5%. During the period, exports were hit by anti-dumping policies in the US […]

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Argentine president may beseech Trump to ease up stance on biodiesel

Argentine president may beseech Trump to ease up stance on biodiesel

April 25, 2017 |

In Washington, although Bloomberg is reporting that it’s not the case, the Argentine press says its president will use his forthcoming meeting with President Trump to push for the reestablishment of exports of lemons and biodiesel to the US market. The two presidents have known each other for more than 30 years and have had […]

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February Argentine ethanol sales and production rise was consumption slips

February Argentine ethanol sales and production rise was consumption slips

April 24, 2017 |

In Argentina, February ethanol sales rose to 84.87 million liters, up more than a quarter on the year but 6% lower than the month prior. Cordoba province absorbed 35% of the demand followed by Tucuman, whereas the other provinces registered must smaller volumes at 10% or below. Consumption in February was down 11% on the […]

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