Tag: Argentina

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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U.S. Court of International Trade upholds Commerce’s view to continue duties on Argentine biodiesel

U.S. Court of International Trade upholds Commerce’s view to continue duties on Argentine biodiesel

September 22, 2021 |

In Washington, the National Biodiesel Board welcomed the U.S. Court of International Trade’s decision to uphold the U.S. Department of Commerce’s final determination in its changed circumstances review of duties on imports of Argentine biodiesel. Following a lengthy review process, Commerce in May 2020 determined that there were no “changed circumstances” in Argentina’s subsidies for […]

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Brazil imports 15,000 tons of soy oil from Argentina for biodiesel

Brazil imports 15,000 tons of soy oil from Argentina for biodiesel

September 16, 2021 |

In Brazil, Platts reports that in light of rising biodiesel prices that has forced the energy ministry to cut blending to 10% from the mandated 12% to keep prices down, a company is said to have imported 15,000 metric tons of soy oil from Argentina for biodiesel production. Platts did not report the price of […]

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Argentina increases prices for both ethanol and biodiesel

Argentina increases prices for both ethanol and biodiesel

September 6, 2021 |

In Argentina, La Nación newspaper reports the government has again increased the price of biodiesel and bioethanol as published on Monday in the Official Gazette. The measure could have an impact at the pump. The measure was made official through resolutions 852/2021 and 853/2021 of the Secretariat of Energy, dependent on the Ministry of Economy of the […]

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Argentine law cutting biodiesel blending seen weighing on soybean oil prices

Argentine law cutting biodiesel blending seen weighing on soybean oil prices

July 20, 2021 |

In Argentina, Reuters reports Argentina’s soybean oil prices are expected to drop due to a new law passed by Congress that aims to cut the volume of biodiesel blended into diesel sold to the domestic public, increasing supply of the derivative of the oilseed. On Friday, the Argentine Congress approved a law that provides for […]

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Argentina extends biofuel blending law another six weeks until new policy approved

Argentina extends biofuel blending law another six weeks until new policy approved

July 13, 2021 |

In Argentina, La Capital reports the Government extended the validity of the Promotion Regime for the Sustainable Production and Use of Biofuels established by Law 26,093 until August 27 or until a new Biofuel Regulatory Framework enters into force, whichever occurs first. It did so through decree 456/2021 published in the Official Gazette, which extended […]

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Argentine bishops slam proposal to slash biofuel blending

Argentine bishops slam proposal to slash biofuel blending

June 2, 2021 |

In Argentina, the Argentine Episcopal Conference (CEA), an organism of the Catholic Church, indicated that the official biofuels proposal “implies a clear setback in Argentine environmental policy” because it reduces the use of biodiesel and bioethanol established in the current promotion regime. Through a statement, the Argentine Catholic clergy also pointed out that the project […]

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CARBIO slams proposed new biofuels bill it says jeopardizes SMEs

CARBIO slams proposed new biofuels bill it says jeopardizes SMEs

May 24, 2021 |

In Argentina, El Confidencial report CARBIO says that the biofuels bill presented by the ruling party “will eliminate any possibility of future development of biofuels and a whole chain of derivatives that could drive a new chemical oil industry. “ He also pointed out that “it benefits certain companies that show themselves as SMEs and […]

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Argentine president extends biofuel mandate 60 days until new law can be agreed

Argentine president extends biofuel mandate 60 days until new law can be agreed

May 10, 2021 |

In Argentina, Tucuma Noticias reports President Alberto Fernández extended the biofuels blending mandate for 60 days, which has been in force since 2006. The signature is given a few days after the expiration of the current standard. Now, the ruling party will seek consensus for its new mandate that is significantly lower for both biodiesel […]

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