Tag: CHina

China New Energy’s 2018 ethanol success thanks to changed policies

China New Energy’s 2018 ethanol success thanks to changed policies

September 24, 2018 |

In China, China New Energy Ltd told Alliance News that their success thus far in 2018 is thanks to changed government policies in China that have led to increased ethanol production and new contracts from existing and new customers. Pretax profit for the six months to the end of June rose to CNY12.0 million, or […]

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Additional import tariffs on US ethanol won’t impact trade with China

Additional import tariffs on US ethanol won’t impact trade with China

September 20, 2018 |

In China, Platts reports that despite the higher tariffs on US undenatured ethanol imposed to counterbalance the latest round of tariffs in US President Trump’s trade war, the market doesn’t expect there to be much impact because the previous 65% tariffs had already closed any possible import window. The latest tariff increase announced this week […]

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B5 uptake in Shanghai seen as success in getting gutter oil out of the food chain

B5 uptake in Shanghai seen as success in getting gutter oil out of the food chain

September 13, 2018 |

In China, already 40 gas stations in Shanghai are offering 5% biodiesel blends using fuel produced from overused used cooking oil known as “gutter oil” in response to the government’s push to get the dirty out of the food chain. Already more than 54 million liters of the fuel has been sold since the program […]

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Tianjin first in China to replace gasoline with E10

Tianjin first in China to replace gasoline with E10

August 27, 2018 |

In China, Reuters reports news first published by China’s Xinhua news agency that Tianjin is the first city in China to implement E10 with 10 fueling stations already supplying the fuel since Saturday, well ahead of the 2020 deadline when the blending policy is meant to be implemented nationwide. The city’s remaining fueling stations will […]

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Chinese investors look to set up biodiesel production in Malaysia

Chinese investors look to set up biodiesel production in Malaysia

August 22, 2018 |

In Malaysia, Chinese investors are keen to set up bio-processing businesses including a Beijing Sanju Environmental Protection and New Materials Co who is seeking to set up a $200 million plant that will use palm kernel shells, palm fiber, empty fruit brunches and palm oil milk effluent waste to produce 400,000 metric tons of biofuel […]

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China expands ethanol program to 15 regions

China expands ethanol program to 15 regions

August 22, 2018 |

In China, Xinhua news agency reports that the State Council led by Premier Li has decided to expand the ethanol program to include 15 regions rather than the original 11 regions announced earlier as part of wider energy security policy announcements. The country is trying to ramp up ethanol production to consume excess stores of […]

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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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Iowa congressman says boosting ethanol blends better than farmer bailout

Iowa congressman says boosting ethanol blends better than farmer bailout

August 16, 2018 |

In Iowa, Congressman Steve King says that rather than a $12 billion bailout to farmers as a result of negative impacts from the trade war with China and other major importing countries, the White House should instead approve higher blends of ethanol year-round, not just E15 but also E30 while further promoting E85. Farmers want […]

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Inventure Renewables teams with Wilmar and Desmet Ballestra on Chinese facility

Inventure Renewables teams with Wilmar and Desmet Ballestra on Chinese facility

August 7, 2018 |

In Alabama, Inventure Renewables has announced an agreement with Wilmar International and Desmet Ballestra Group to begin construction on a new facility in Jiangsu province, China. The plant, which will bolt on to an existing Wilmar facility, will utilize Inventure’s recently developed Soap Carbonate Technology to convert low-value processing residues into valuable, uncontaminated Free Fatty Acids. […]

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China to increase duty for undenatured US ethanol to 65%

China to increase duty for undenatured US ethanol to 65%

August 6, 2018 |

In China, Platts reports that the government announced on September 1 undenatured ethanol from the US will be subject to an additional 25% import duty on top of the existing 40% duty in retaliation to additional duties of between 15% and 25% imposed by the US on around $200 billion worth of Chinese products. In […]

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