Tag: Carbio

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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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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Carbio says biodiesel exports to Europe have renewed following March agreement

Carbio says biodiesel exports to Europe have renewed following March agreement

July 18, 2019 |

In Argentina, Platts reports that Carbio says impacts from the deal with Europe opening up its market to Argentine biodiesel are already being felt. The new agreement allows the country beginning in March 2019 to export 1.2 million metric tons of biodiesel to Europe annually, with 416,520 tons already seen shipped between March and May. […]

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Argentina responds to EBB’s claim of distorted prices and tariffs

Argentina responds to EBB’s claim of distorted prices and tariffs

November 18, 2018 |

In Argentina, the Cámara Argentina de Biocombustibles, CARBIO, is fighting back in response to the European Biodiesel Commission which claims Argentina is distorting the export prices of its biodiesel by imposing a higher export tariffs on soybeans and soybean oil than on biodiesel. CARBIO president Luis Zubizarreta told Clarin, “The European Commission is aware that […]

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Carbio says Argetine biodiesel reduces GHG emissions 70%

Carbio says Argetine biodiesel reduces GHG emissions 70%

July 16, 2018 |

In Argentina, Carbio and INTA have calculated greenhouse gas reductions associated with the country’s soy-based biodiesel to be 70% at 26 g CO2/MJ Compared to 83.8 g CO2/MJ for fossil diesel, more than sufficient to achieve the European Union’s 60% reduction threshold. The study showed that positive results were largely a result of advanced agricultural […]

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Indonesia and Argentina to challenge U.S. biodiesel duties at WTO

Indonesia and Argentina to challenge U.S. biodiesel duties at WTO

February 25, 2018 |

In Indonesia, the trade ministry is challenging the latest news from the U.S. on anti-dumping and countervailing duties on Indonesian biodiesel. The U.S. added more import duties on the already steep anti-subsidy duties on biodiesel from Argentina and Indonesia, essentially making it near impossible for biodiesel to enter the U.S. from either of those two […]

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Carbio says Argentina exported 600,000 tons of biodiesel to Europe September-mid-January

Carbio says Argentina exported 600,000 tons of biodiesel to Europe September-mid-January

January 30, 2018 |

In Argentina, Reuters reports that Carbio says the country’s biodiesel industry jumped on the opportunity to boost exports to Europe as soon as the tariffs came down in September with as much as 600,000 metric tons of biodiesel shifted between September and mid-January. That euphoria could be short-lived, however, as Europe is set to launch […]

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Carbio wants government to take US to WTO over biodiesel AD duties

Carbio wants government to take US to WTO over biodiesel AD duties

January 8, 2018 |

In Argentina, Carbio wants the government to take the US to the World Trade Organization and demand a reversal of the anti-dumping duties of up to 72.28% lobbed on their biodiesel that has all but closed off that market to them in no time flat. On the back of winning a similar case against the […]

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Carbio hopes EU market could help compensate for Argentina’s loss of US demand

Carbio hopes EU market could help compensate for Argentina’s loss of US demand

August 24, 2017 |

In Argentina, the country’s biodiesel producers association Carbio is hopeful that a resolution to its ongoing dispute with the European Union regarding seemingly unfair anti-dumping duties in the next few weeks, a policy shift it hopes will help to compensate for the suddenly closed US market following the Department of Commerce’s decision to lob 64.17% […]

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Argentine biodiesel production to hit record 2.7 million tons in 2016

Argentine biodiesel production to hit record 2.7 million tons in 2016

December 28, 2016 |

In Argentina, CARBIO says 2016 biodiesel production will break its previous record at 2.7 million metric tons, 50% higher than last year’s production. The association attributes the increased demand from domestic use of biodiesel in public transport and for electricity production as significant contribution towards the increase in production. In 2017, the industry is looking […]

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