Tag: Argentina

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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Argentine Agroindustrial Council calls for B15 to offset national diesel shortage

Argentine Agroindustrial Council calls for B15 to offset national diesel shortage

June 7, 2022 |

In Argentina, Agritotal reports that given the lack of diesel that the country is going through, which generates complications in all spheres -both social and economic- losses and difficulties in producing, the Argentine Agroindustrial Council (CAA) through its associated entities, proposes that beyond the current mandatory blend of 5% for SMEs, companies can use biodiesel […]

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Argentina increases corn-based ethanol prices to ensure sufficient fuel at the pump

Argentina increases corn-based ethanol prices to ensure sufficient fuel at the pump

April 27, 2022 |

n Argentina, Surtidores reports that during the first week of April, the national government increased biodiesel prices for fuel destined for domestic blending with diesel, and now it has done the same with a progressive increase in corn-based ethanol mixed with gasoline, which by August will peak at a nearly 50% increase. The purpose of […]

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Argentina boosts biodiesel price 25% on back of soaring soy prices

Argentina boosts biodiesel price 25% on back of soaring soy prices

April 4, 2022 |

In Argentina, Uno Santa Fe reports that last Friday the chambers of the biodiesel industry met with the National Energy Secretariat to agree on a new price for biodiesel, a whopping 25% for April. The price increase was set for publication in the official gazette on Monday. The massive price increase is to reflect higher […]

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Argentina ups soy export retentions to create wheat stabilization fund

Argentina ups soy export retentions to create wheat stabilization fund

March 21, 2022 |

In Argentina, Diario26 reports that the government has lifted the temporary export ban on soy oil and meal in response to concerns regarding impacts of the Russian invasion of Ukraine and has instead increased export retentions on the two products to 33% from the previous 31%. Retentions on biodiesel were also increased by 1%, but […]

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Bahía Energía talking JV with ChemCom for $50M bio-monopropylene glycol facility

Bahía Energía talking JV with ChemCom for $50M bio-monopropylene glycol facility

March 1, 2022 |

In Argentina, Colombia’s La Republica newspaper reports Bahía Energía Group (GBE), a biodiesel producer from Bahía Blanca, wants to establish a foothold in Europe. A joint venture is under discussion with ChemCom Industries from the Netherlands to build an industrial plant in that country. It is a three-year project, from the time its execution is […]

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Argentina increases ethanol prices for both cane and corn-based fuel

Argentina increases ethanol prices for both cane and corn-based fuel

February 8, 2022 |

In Argentina, Reuters reports the government on Tuesday raised the price of bioethanol for the domestic market, both that made from sugar cane and corn, which is used for a mandatory mixture with gasoline, according to a resolution published in the Official Gazette. According to the Secretary of Energy of the Ministry of Economy, the […]

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Controversy continues regarding Argentine biofuel blending mandates

Controversy continues regarding Argentine biofuel blending mandates

January 5, 2022 |

In Argentina, El Tiempo reports a regulation issued on Wednesday of last week by the ministries of Mines and Energy, Environment and Agriculture regarding biofuel blending levels sparked a debate among producer unions. It is about Resolution 40421 of 2021, whose rules seek not only to bring the level of biodiesel to 12% and then […]

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Peruvian competition watchdog contines with Argentine biodiesel anti-dumping duties

Peruvian competition watchdog contines with Argentine biodiesel anti-dumping duties

November 3, 2021 |

In Peru, the National Institute for the Defense of Competition and the Protection of Intellectual Property (Indecopi) dismissed questions about the initiation of an examination procedure due to the expiration of measures to the anti-dumping duties imposed on imports of biodiesel, which began in September of 2020. According to Resolution No. 265-2021 / CDB-INDECOPI, published […]

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Argentina to appeal United States Court of International Trade decision on tariffs

Argentina to appeal United States Court of International Trade decision on tariffs

September 23, 2021 |

In Argentina, Ecos365 reports the country will appeal the ruling of the United States Court of International Trade that ratifies the imposition of tariffs imposed in 2018 on the import of biofuel produced in Argentina. On Wednesday, the United States Court of International Trade ruled against the demand of the Argentine government and an exporting […]

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