News

18 May 2020
Indonesia wants to delay the introduction of B40 biodiesel
Plans to increase the share of palm oil-based biodiesel in Indonesia to 40% (B40) have been postponed. Instead, the B30 mandate introduced last year will be continued. more…
18 May 2020
Eni to phase out use of palm oil by 2023
Italian oil-and-gas company Eni SpA is reviewing its supply chain with the aim to eliminate the use of palm oil and its derivatives by 2023. more…
13 May 2020
US anti-dumping duties on Argentinian biodiesel remain in force
After an intensive review, the US Department of Commerce (DOC) decided to maintain duties on imports of biodiesel from Argentina. more…
2 Mar 2020
Cultivation of renewable raw materials in 2019
The Fachagentur Nachwachsende Rohstoffe e. V. (FNR) surveys the cultivation figures of renewable raw materials in agriculture annually on behalf of the Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL). more…
2 Mar 2020
Effects of palm oil biodiesel on greenhouse gas emissions
A research team led by the University of Göttingen has examined the effects of biodiesel from palm oil on greenhouse gases over the entire life cycle. more…
26 Feb 2020
Converted ADM trucks for demonstration of the economic efficiency of B100
ADM and Optimus Technologies have decided to jointly conduct a one-year project to demonstrate the viability of a new biodiesel technology in real-world applications for high mileage fleets. more…
24 Feb 2020
Malaysia introduces B20 across the board
Malaysia is expanding its program to increase biodiesel blends to B20 as it seeks to increase biodiesel production, safeguard the palm oil sector and reduce fuel cost subsidies. more…
10 Dec 2019
Definitive anti-subsidy taxes on Indonesian biodiesel
On Monday, the European Union imposed definitive anti-subsidy taxes on biodiesel from Indonesia as follow up to provisional taxes introduced in August. more…
18 Nov 2019
France abolishes tax breaks for palm oil in biofuels
The French parliament decided on 15.11.2019 to abolish tax breaks for the use of palm oil as biofuel. more…
6 Sep 2019
German biodiesel exports rise in first half of 2019
In the first half of 2019 German biodiesel exports rose compared to 2018 by 225,000 tons to 1.14 million tons. more…