Dilma signs off on Brazil’s higher biodiesel blending mandates

March 24, 2016 |

In Brazil, the president has signed into law a proposal passed by both legislative houses to boost the biodiesel blend to 7%, to 8% in 2017 and 10% in 2019. Simultaneously, the government will undergo B15 trials over the next three years to ensure that the national fleet can operate with higher blends. The national biodiesel industry has been calling for such a policy to absorb their fuel into the domestic market and help create demand to boost production closer to their installed production capacity.

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