Tag: CHina

China to keep DDGS anti-dumping and anti-subsidy duties in place during year-long review

China to keep DDGS anti-dumping and anti-subsidy duties in place during year-long review

January 11, 2022 |

In China, Reuters reports the country will review over the next year the anti-dumping and anti-subsidy tariffs on US DDGS imports starting on January 12, but the tariffs will remain in place during the review period. Domestic DDGS producers are facing tight margins due to high corn prices, and an influx of cheaper DDGS from […]

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Chinese researchers develop single-atom carbon catalyst to produce formic acid cheaper

Chinese researchers develop single-atom carbon catalyst to produce formic acid cheaper

December 20, 2021 |

In China, Xinhua news agency reports the Guangming Daily newspaper says researchers from the University of Science and Technology of China, the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, and the Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics have found a way to make formic acid from carbon dioxide and water at low cost through the […]

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Science may have jumped the shark with fish sperm bioplastic cup

Science may have jumped the shark with fish sperm bioplastic cup

December 6, 2021 |

In China, a researcher team at Tianjin University has developed what it calls the world’s most sustainable bioplastic using “natural DNA,” which sounds reasonable before it nonchalantly reveals the source of the DNA to be salmon sperm.  The retrieval procedure was not described, but once on hand, the DNA was extracted and mixed with a […]

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Carbon Recycling International to build second CO2-based green methanol plant in China

Carbon Recycling International to build second CO2-based green methanol plant in China

November 1, 2021 |

In China, Chinese petrochemicals corporation Jiangsu Sailboat Petrochemicals Co. ltd has signed an agreement with Icelandic technology company Carbon Recycling International – CRI hf., to design a chemical plant based on CRI’s Emissions to Liquids (ETL) technology.  The plant will recycle approximately 150,000 metric tons of CO2 and 20,000 metric tons of H2 per year […]

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Towngas to produce SAF from HVO for Hong Kong market

Towngas to produce SAF from HVO for Hong Kong market

October 6, 2021 |

In China, the South China Morning Post newspaper reports that Hong Kong and China Gas (Towngas) will begin producing 50,000 metric tons per year of sustainable aviation fuel from HVO in hopes that Cathay Pacific and other airlines operating out of Hong Kong International Airport will use the fuel. Cathay, which committed to 10% SAF […]

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China unofficially drops E10 blending mandate

China unofficially drops E10 blending mandate

October 4, 2021 |

In China, Western Producer magazine reports that according to USDA Foreign Agriculture Service analysis, China has effectively dropped its E10 blending mandate and will only achieve 2.1% in 2021. The country announced in 2017 it would achieve 10% by 2020 with the market expecting much of that volume to come from US imports until the […]

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Chinese scientists develop new route for artificial starch synthesis from CO2

Chinese scientists develop new route for artificial starch synthesis from CO2

September 28, 2021 |

In China, scientists recently reported a de novo route for artificial starch synthesis from carbon dioxide (CO2) for the first time. Relevant results were published in Science on Sept. 24. The new route makes it possible to shift the mode of starch production from traditional agricultural planting to industrial manufacturing, and opens up a new […]

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China’s ethanol blend rate won’t meet E10 mandate

China’s ethanol blend rate won’t meet E10 mandate

September 26, 2021 |

In China, wavering and uncertain polices and prices continue to limit fuel ethanol consumption in China, according to a recent report by the United States Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service. The blend rate in 2021 is forecast at 2.1 percent, while China declared in 2017 that it was moving to a nationwide E10 ethanol […]

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Sinopec to invest $4.6B in major hydrogen roll out through 2025

Sinopec to invest $4.6B in major hydrogen roll out through 2025

September 1, 2021 |

In China, the South China Morning Post reports that Sinopec has announced a five-year, $4.6 billion plan to roll out hydrogen fueling infrastructure throughout the country as part of China’s goal of becoming carbon neutral by 2060 but with hopes of beating the goal by a decade. The investment includes 1,000 hydrogen fueling stations with […]

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Chinese researchers develop algae pretreatment doubling biogas production

Chinese researchers develop algae pretreatment doubling biogas production

June 30, 2021 |

In China, for more than 60 years, algae have been studied as a potential feedstock for biofuel production, but the cellulose in their cell wall makes it hard to access the critical molecules inside and convert them to biogas.  In the Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy, an international research team reports their success in […]

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