16 Mar 2018 |
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.
2 Mar 2018 |
Trade flows and crushing volumes in the EU will be transformed if the bloc follows through on a European Parliament vote in January to exclude palm oil from the bloc's recast of its renewable energy directive, a research note from Rabobank outlined this week.
23 Feb 2018 |
The US Commerce Department has increased what were already punitive anti-dumping duties on biodiesel imports from Argentina and Indonesia, effectively blocking off palm and soybean derived fuels from entering the US market.
2 Feb 2018 |
The EU Commission is to launch an investigation whether producers of Argentinian biofuels – predominantly soy methyl ester (SME) – have benefitted from subsidies, according to a log in the EU Official Journal, a move that could lead to higher tariffs on imports.
8 Dec 2017 |
Lobbyists are gearing up for a fresh round of talks between EU member states on the share of crop-based biofuels in transport that should be used between 2020 and 2030, with the focus broadening from the EU Parliament to the EU Council.
1 Dec 2017 |
The US Environmental Protection Agency said on Thursday that refiners will have to blend slightly more biofuels in their transport fuels under the Renewable Fuel Standard for the next two years - a move that was hailed as a victory for the biofuel industry.
1 Dec 2017 |
The final committee vote on the EU’s controversial amendments to the Renewable Energy Directive has proposed hiking up the bloc’s renewable energy target and imposing a separate biofuel blend target.
1 Dec 2017 |
Argentine exports of biofuels have fallen 30% in the third quarter of 2017 versus the year before, selling just 353,034 mt in July through September versus 507,260 mt in the same corresponding period.
10 Nov 2017 |
The US has slapped an import duty of 71-72% on imports of Argentine biofuel, according to a statement published by the US Department of Commerce, in a move that could trigger a WTO appeal and shut out Argentinian SME from the US market.
26 Oct 2017 |
Argentinian exports of SME and Indonesian exports of PME to the US could be looking for another home soon after the US Commerce Department set preliminary import duties of up to 70% on Argentine biodiesel and 50% on Indonesian product.