Juan Pedro Tomas

12 Jul 2018 | Juan Pedro Tomas
Three corn-based ethanol producers in Argentina’s Cordoba province have made combined investments of $60 million so far this year, local newspaper La Voz reported.
6 Jul 2018 | Juan Pedro Tomas
Buenos Aires will trial the use of B100 biodiesel on one of its major public transport routes by the end of this year, local press reported, another initiative aimed at hiking domestic demand for one of its main agricultural commodities.
21 Jun 2018 | Juan Pedro Tomas
The government of Argentina’s Santa Fe province has launched an initiative through which half of the bus fleet in the city of Rosario will use biodiesel.
15 Jun 2018 | Juan Pedro Tomas
Argentina exported just 120,000 mt of biodiesel in April, down 28.4% from 167,600 mt in the same month of 2017, latest statistics from Argentina’s Ministry of Energy show.
7 Jun 2018 | Juan Pedro Tomas
The Argentine government has authorised hikes in the price of biodiesel and bioethanol in the domestic market.
25 May 2018 | Juan Pedro Tomas
Argentina produced 67,486 cubic metres of bioethanol in March, down nearly 20% from 82,797 cubic metres in the equivalent month in 2017, data from the Ministry of Energy shows.
18 May 2018 | Juan Pedro Tomas
Argentina exported 65,200 mt of biodiesel in March, up compared to 43,000 mt in the same month the previous year, the latest statistics from Argentina’s Ministry of Energy has showed.
14 May 2018 | Juan Pedro Tomas
Argentina is expected to export some 700,000 mt of biodiesel during 2018, down from the 1.2 million mt in 2017, Gustavo Idigoras, a consultant with Carbio, told Energy Census.
11 May 2018 | Juan Pedro Tomas
Argentina’s agriculture minister Luis Etchevehere has held talks with his counterpart, US agriculture secretary Sonny Purdue, to discuss issues including the duties imposed on Argentine biodiesel exports.
4 May 2018 | Juan Pedro Tomas
Negotiations between Argentina and the United States regarding US import taxes on Argentine biofuels imports are not making any progress, according to a consultant with Argentinian biofuels lobby Carbio.
23 Apr 2018 | Juan Pedro Tomas
Argentina exported just 40,000 mt of biodiesel in February, versus 214,000 mt in January as fears over potential EU duties deterred flows, the latest statistics from Argentina’s Ministry of Energy showed.
20 Apr 2018 | Juan Pedro Tomas
Canada has the potential to buy up to 200,000 mt of biodiesel per year from Argentine producers, but this new market would be far too small to compensate for lost business in the US, an industry source said this week. 
The sharp rise in Argentine soybean prices may make soy methyl ester (SME) and biodiesel more expensive in the EU, but higher prices are unlikely to be enough to materially affect demand for these imports that benefit from low export taxes and the recent removal of EU antidumping duties.
4 Apr 2018 | Juan Pedro Tomas
Argentina produced 80,632 cubic metres of bioethanol in January, down 3,713 cu m or 4.4% versus the equivalent month in 2017, according to data from the Ministry of Energy.
4 Apr 2018 | Juan Pedro Tomas
The United States International Trade Commission (USITC) has determined that imports of biodiesel from Argentina and Indonesia materially harmed US producers.
29 Mar 2018 | Juan Pedro Tomas
Argentine biofuels exports are expected to fall nearly 60% this year to approximately 500,000 mt, Gustavo Idigoras, a consultant with Argentine biofuels lobby Carbio, told Energy Census this week.
23 Mar 2018 | Juan Pedro Tomas
The EU’s removal of duties on biodiesel imports placed on 13 Argentine and Indonesian producers following the end of legal proceedings at the European Court of Justice (ECJ) will only be temporary, said a consultant with an Argentinian biofuels lobby Carbio.
16 Mar 2018 | Juan Pedro Tomas
Argentina’s decision to extend the exemption on biodiesel duties could open up new markets for domestic output, according to a consultant with Argentine biofuels chamber Carbio, told Agricensus.