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Chinese biofuel market opening up for advanced ethanol technologies

In Massachusetts, Lux Researcher’s newest report says China’s fast-growing demand for oil, and its continued dependency on sugar-based ethanol, is opening up opportunities for advanced ethanol technologies. More than 99.5% of China’s ethanol production — growing at a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 27.3% — is derived from conventional sugar fermentation routes by […]

April 8, 2014 More

Hong Kong looking to support local cooking oil recycling industry

In China, the local administration for Hong Kong estimates that 16,000 metric tons of used cooking oil is collected every year with about 11,000 tons being used for biodiesel production. The government and local recycling trade are working together to create a voluntary certification scheme for recyclers in an effort to create standards for the […]

March 26, 2014 More

BRICS and mortar: the fast-growing BRIC economies take aim at aviation biofuels

Brazil, Russia, India and China — and throw in South Africa for a complete BRICSA set. The vaunted new economic engines for the 21st century — and, lately, home to a beehive of activity around drop-in, sustainable, aviation biofuels. What’s up, with whom, where, when and why? In the motion picture Casablanca, most of the […]

March 10, 2014 More

China New Energy sells second ethanol plant to Thailand

In China, China New Energy has received a contract to build another ethanol plant for Ubon Bio Ethanol in Thailand. The $16.6 million 100,000 metric ton per year facility should start development later this year and be online by 2016. The facility will use cassava as a feedstock, equal to Udon’s first plant that was […]

March 10, 2014 More

China New Energy pulls out of BAPP Ethanol acquisition after due dilligence

In China, China New Energy has decided against acquiring BAPP Ethanol, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sino Distillery Group, after the due diligence process resulted in findings not conducive to the takeover. As a result of ending the due diligence process, the company’s shares have resumed trading. The MOU to take over BAPP Ethanol was […]

February 25, 2014 More

Cardia Bioplastics wins waste management supply contract in China

In Australia, Cardia Bioplastics announced that it is has been selected as preferred supplier of waste management products by the Nanjing Jianye District. Cardia received the first quarter order of A$250,000 for the supply of Cardia waste management bins and Cardia Biohybrid kitchen waste bags to the individual households of this region with a forecast […]

February 19, 2014 More

China grants Sinopec permission for commercial aviation biofuels

In China, the Civil Aviation Administration of China has granted Sinopec Chinese Technical Standard Order Authorization (CTSOA) for aviation biofuels, certifying that the fuel has met all required industry standards. An April 2013 test flight using hydrotreated palm oil and recycled cooking oil feedstock on an Airbus 320 owned by China Eastern Airlines was the […]

February 13, 2014 More

China could become major import market for US ethanol

In New York, a Chinese market analyst says there is enormous opportunity for China to import vast quantities of US ethanol in order to boost its oxygenation levels in fuel to reduce air pollution. Already the country started importing in November, which could be indicative over an overall trend.

February 11, 2014 More

Chinese B30 imports fall after import tax applied on Jan. 1

In China, imports of biodiesel mixed with gasoil are said to have fallen since the government imposed a tax of $155.51 per metric ton on imports the beginning of the year. The tax applies on imports blended with up to 30% biodiesel, but Singaporean traders expect imports of 31% to pick up. The 30% blends […]

January 23, 2014 More

New report on Chinese biodiesel industry released

In Ireland, Research and Markets has announced the addition of the ”2013 Report on the International and Chinese Biodiesel Industry” report to their offering. The “2013 Report on the International and Chinese Biodiesel Industry”, provides an overview of the industry including definitions, classifications, applications and industry chain structure. Manufacturing technology and processes for wind turbines are […]

January 13, 2014 More