Tag: CHina

New market report looks at Chinese biofuels

New market report looks at Chinese biofuels

December 17, 2014 |

In New York state, Transparency Market Research added the “China Biofuels Market” report to its database. The research report provides insights into the global and China biofuels market with detailed overview and statistical data. The growing demand for alternative fuel has motivated the Asia-Pacific biofuels market. China and India in this region are emerging as […]

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Traders buy up to 15 cargos of DDGS for export to China as ban prepares to lift

Traders buy up to 15 cargos of DDGS for export to China as ban prepares to lift

December 17, 2014 |

In China, traders are expecting the country to lift the ban on GMOs so soon that they’ve already sealed deals for as many as 15 cargoes of DDGS between December and March. If the new shipments are allowed to discharge, then more shipments will follow. Chinese officials who spoke with Bloomberg confirmed the decision to […]

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Syngenta expects China to approve GMO corn very soon

Syngenta expects China to approve GMO corn very soon

December 15, 2014 |

In China, approval of Syngenta’s GMO corn is expected in the coming days. Beijing has blocked the import of the corn, including the DDGS produced from the corn as a byproduct of ethanol production, which has led to a steep loss in demand and therefore prices for DDGS. The North American Export Grain Association says […]

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Waxworm gut microbes can eat polyethylene, says Chinese research

Waxworm gut microbes can eat polyethylene, says Chinese research

December 8, 2014 |

In China, scientists have discovered a bacteria from the guts of a worm that can degrade polyethylene in one step. The research found that at least two strains of a moth larva, known as a waxworm, have gut microbes that could degrade polyethylene without a pretreatment step. The research is being reported in Environmental Science […]

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China’s October biodiesel imports sink by 58% on month

China’s October biodiesel imports sink by 58% on month

November 25, 2014 |

In China, biodiesel imports for October fell more than 58% from September to just 51,507 metric tons. Of the total, 46,500 tons came from Indonesia, down 56% on the month. Just 33 tons came for Malaysia, down from 10,994 tons the month before. Traders said Chinese demand for PME typically falls in the winter, so […]

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FGV exports palm oil biodiesel to China for first time

FGV exports palm oil biodiesel to China for first time

October 28, 2014 |

In China, Malaysia’s Felda Global Ventures Holdings has exported 6,000 metric tons of PME to the Nansha Port, Guangzhou, a first for the company. It hopes to further penetrate what is says is the world’s largest biodiesel market. The company represents more than 31% of Malaysia’s PME exports.  

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Enerkem signs deal for JV project in China

Enerkem signs deal for JV project in China

October 27, 2014 |

In China, Enerkem announced t has signed an agreement with Shanghai Marine Diesel Engine Research Institute to develop a project partnership to jointly build a waste-to-biofuels facility in China. The agreement was signed by Dr. Donghan Jin, President of Shanghai Marine Diesel Engine Research Institute, and Vincent Chornet, President and CEO of Enerkem. This announcement […]

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China’s September biodiesel imports soar 49% over August

China’s September biodiesel imports soar 49% over August

October 27, 2014 |

In China, September biodiesel imports soared 49% over August with 123,587 metric tons. Of the total, 105,671 tons came from Indonesia, an increase of more than 36% on the month. Nearly 11,000 tons of PME came from Malaysia in September while just under 7,000 tons of used cooking oil-based biodiesel came from Hong Kong.  

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Boeing and CACC open aviation biofuel demo plant

Boeing and CACC open aviation biofuel demo plant

October 22, 2014 |

In China, Boeing and Commercial Aircraft Corp of China inaugurated their gutter oil-based aviation biofuel demo plant with a production of 160 gallons per day. The technology was developed by Hangzhou Energy & Engineering Technology and is part of the China-US Aviation Biofuel Pilot Project. Estimates are 1.8 billion liters of aviation fuel could be produced […]

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China biodiesel imports plummet as traders fail to secure LOCs

China biodiesel imports plummet as traders fail to secure LOCs

September 24, 2014 |

In China, August biodiesel imports fell to 82,595 metric tons, down 29% on the month. Of the total, 77,559 tons came from Indonesia, which in and of itself is 32% down on the month. Imports from Hong Kong were significantly higher at 5,035 tons. The main reason for fewer imports appears to be the difficulty importers […]

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