Tag: exports

Indonesian biodiesel association sees 2019 exports between 1 billion and 2 billion liters

Indonesian biodiesel association sees 2019 exports between 1 billion and 2 billion liters

May 2, 2019 |

In Indonesia, Reuters reports that the national biodiesel association sees a best-case scenario of 2 billion liters of biodiesel exports this year, compared to 1.78 billion liters last year, but a worst-case scenario is closer to 1 billion liters. The low end of the scale takes into consideration the legal challenges brought about by the […]

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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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Malaysian palm oil exports jump nearly 31% in January

Malaysian palm oil exports jump nearly 31% in January

February 13, 2019 |

In Malaysia, Platts reports that a jump in demand for palm oil from the European Union, India and China led to 21% more exports in January than during January 2018. Exports to Europe saw the largest jump by nearly 158% to 253,773 metric tons, while China was the largest destination at 317,212 tons, almost 18% […]

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Pakistan ethanol exports jumped to $425 million in revenues in 2018

Pakistan ethanol exports jumped to $425 million in revenues in 2018

January 21, 2019 |

In Pakistan, the Dawn newspaper reports that ethanol exports soared last year to 653,443 metric tons compared to 572,056 tons in 2017. The average price for the ethanol exported was $650 per ton, brining receipts for 2018 to around $425 million. Currently there are 18 distilleries producing anhydrous ethanol, ENA and industrial ethanol. In the […]

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German biodiesel exports jump 14% on year during H1

German biodiesel exports jump 14% on year during H1

October 8, 2018 |

In Germany, PetrolPlaza reports that German biodiesel exports through June jumped 14% on the year to 880,000 metric tons with more than 12% of the total destined for non-European markets. Even though the Netherlands reduced imports 10% during the period, it remained the main destination market at 288,800 tons, while imports from Poland jumped by […]

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US ethanol exports hit record in 2016/17 at 1.4 billion gallons

US ethanol exports hit record in 2016/17 at 1.4 billion gallons

October 1, 2018 |

In Washington, partnering with the Renewable Fuels Association, Growth Energy and USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service—and with support from the Market Access Program funds and state check-off contributions—the U.S. Grains Council has been able to help promote corn ethanol sales globally for a new export record in marketing year 2016/2017 of nearly 1.4 billion gallons. Calendar […]

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Argentina to pass B10 mandate thanks to falling exports

Argentina to pass B10 mandate thanks to falling exports

September 5, 2018 |

In Argentina, while exports are dropping, domestic consumption is seen rising this year to an all-time high of 1.48 billion liters, and for the first time since the policy was put in place in 2014, the blending rate will be above the mandated 10% at 10.3%. Some analysts blame the US’s anti-dumping duties on Argentine […]

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India blocks biofuels exports now too

India blocks biofuels exports now too

August 29, 2018 |

In India, just days after the government restricted imports of biofuels, the Financial Express reports that biofuel exports have been restricted now as well and will only be allowed with a license. Biodiesel exports doubled this year to nearly $5.4 million compared to last year. Previously, biofuel policy hadn’t encouraged and in some cases discouraged […]

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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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Ethanol production soars thanks to increased exports and margins

Ethanol production soars thanks to increased exports and margins

July 26, 2018 |

In Washington, Platts reports that Energy Information Agency data shows ethanol production rose to the highest level seen since December last week at 1.074 million barrels per day, likely as a result of the highest margins seen since early this year. Exports continue to draw down stocks in the Gulf Coast region, helping to reduce […]

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