Tag: Argentina

Argentina to increase biodiesel prices by 4% monthly between December and March

Argentina to increase biodiesel prices by 4% monthly between December and March

November 30, 2022 |

In Argentina, the Clarin newspaper reports the Ministry of Energy arranged to update the purchase price of biodiesel by 4% per month between December and March, in line with the ceiling of the same percentage that fuels will have. The measure, provided through Resolution 791/2022 published today in the Official Gazette, sets a retroactive increase […]

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Architect envisions “living homes” that keep you warm if you feed them (but may occasionally sneeze)

Architect envisions “living homes” that keep you warm if you feed them (but may occasionally sneeze)

November 28, 2022 |

In Argentina, architect Juan Manuel Prieto has used artificial intelligence to conceptualize “Habitable Monsters” to draw attention to the potential of living architecture.  Made of organic materials such as muscle tissue, fur, scales, tentacles, and even fangs, the living but (hopefully) non-sentient structures would be energy-efficient, feeding off of the waste of its inhabitants. In […]

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Argentina resets biofuel prices in line with 100% inflation

Argentina resets biofuel prices in line with 100% inflation

October 26, 2022 |

In Argentina, Reuters reports government established new criteria to set the values of bioethanol based on sugar cane and corn used in gasoline cuts for domestic consumption. The measure aims to seek a price adjustment in accordance with the strong inflationary escalation that the country is going through and that could exceed 100% this year. […]

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Argentine ethanol production maintains record high as biodiesel exports recover

Argentine ethanol production maintains record high as biodiesel exports recover

October 13, 2022 |

In Argentina, the Clarin newspaper reports that everything indicates that the local biofuel market is preparing to close a good year. On the one hand, the production of ethanol from corn, focused on the local market, maintained a historically high production rate during the first seven months of 2022 and its input/output ratio remains above […]

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Argentina increases biofuel prices and extends 12.5% biodiesel blending for 60 days

Argentina increases biofuel prices and extends 12.5% biodiesel blending for 60 days

September 7, 2022 |

In Argentina, Clarín newspaper reports the Secretary of Energy ordered the update of the purchase price of bioethanol and biodiesel, while formalizing the extension for 60 days of the extension of the cut of the latter of 12.5% that was implemented last June to increase the offer of diesel in the local market. The norm […]

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Argentina request WTO dispute consultations against Peru over biodiesel duties

Argentina request WTO dispute consultations against Peru over biodiesel duties

September 6, 2022 |

In Switzerland, Argentina has requested WTO dispute consultations with Peru concerning anti-dumping and countervailing duties imposed by Peru on imports of biodiesel from Argentina. The request was circulated to WTO members on September 6. Argentina is challenging six measures relating to the imposition by Peru of anti-dumping and countervailing duty measures on biodiesel originating from […]

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Carbio calls on Argentine government to keep biodiesel blending at 12.5%

Carbio calls on Argentine government to keep biodiesel blending at 12.5%

August 24, 2022 |

In Argentina, the Clarin newspaper reports that fter the expiration on August 16 of DNU 330/22, which was launched by the Government in the midst of a diesel shortage crisis and imposed an additional temporary 5% biodiesel blend, the Argentine Chamber of Biofuels (Carbio) requested the “permanent continuation” of the measure. “The measure showed the […]

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Argentina trialing the use of black soldier fly as biodiesel feedstock

Argentina trialing the use of black soldier fly as biodiesel feedstock

July 28, 2022 |

In Argentina, Clarin reports the Buenos Aires Ministry of Production, Science and Technological Innovation, the work cooperatives grouped within the Argentine Confederation of Associated Cooperative Workers (CONARCOOP) and the municipality of Bragado will carry out a joint project to breed the black soldier fly, a variety of the insect that allows taking advantage of its […]

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Argentina considering keeping biodiesel blending at 12.5%

Argentina considering keeping biodiesel blending at 12.5%

July 20, 2022 |

In Argentina, La Arena reports the Secretary of Energy is evaluating keeping the biodiesel blend at 12.5%. For this, a working group will be created, but the measure is tied to the oil lobby. The measure that is being studied had been implemented for 60 days and contemplated an increase from 5 to 12.5% blending […]

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Argentine family farm to produce biodiesel for its own fleet

Argentine family farm to produce biodiesel for its own fleet

June 30, 2022 |

In Argentina, Clarín newspaper reports that Las Chilcas is a family agricultural business and over the years it has diversified and incorporated added value. And now, it will build a plant to produce biodiesel with the aim of supplying its own fleet with biofuel. It is from the initiative of the Government of Córdoba to […]

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