Indonesia boosts biodiesel allocation due to expected increased diesel demand

September 12, 2019 |

In Indonesia, with an eye on increased demand for diesel in December, Reuters reports that the government has increased its biodiesel allocation for mandatory blending to 6.63 billion liters from the prior 6.19 billion liters. The country has been pushing hard to boost its biodiesel mandate, currently at 20%, to 30% in 2020 with a further eye on eventually reaching 50%. Engine tests for 30% have been successful so far but there have been calls for more to ensure safety.

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