Philippines ethanol producers slam government’s attempts to suspend biofuel blending

March 28, 2022 |

In the Philippines, The Star newspaper reports the Ethanol Producers Association of the Philippines has pushed back against the government’s proposal to suspend ethanol blending in an effort to reduce fuel prices at the pump. The association says that it’s not the price of ethanol but taxes on fuel that are causing high prices, and if it really wanted to lower fuel prices then it should boost blending to 15% to 20% rather than cutting it out all together.

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