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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…
15 Aug 2019
EU import duties on Indonesian biodiesel imposed
On Tuesday, the European Union has imposed duties on Indonesian biodiesel of 8-18 percent to restore a level playing field for EU producers. more…
14 Aug 2019
Indonesia responds to anti-subsidy duties on palm biodiesel with tariffs on dairy
Indonesia’s trade minister said he will recommend a 20-25% tariff on EU dairy products as response to the EU’s plan to impose anti-subsidy duties of 8-18% on palm biodiesel from Indonesia. more…
13 Aug 2019
Brazil’s ANP approves B15 and raises oxidation stability to min. 12 h
The National Agency for Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels (ANP) in Brazil has approved the sale and use of B15 from 1 September. more…
25 Jul 2019
EU plans to impose import duties on biodiesel from Indonesia
The European Commission has proposed duties between 8 and 18% on imports of biodiesel from Indonesia. more…
10 Jul 2019
First biofuel produced at Total’s La Mède biorefinery in France
Total’s former oil refinery in La Mède has reported the first production of biofuel. more…
9 Jul 2019
Verbio purchased biodiesel plant in Canada
Verbio recently purchased a biodiesel plant from Atlantic Biodiesel in Dain City, Ontario, Canada. The plant has an annual capacity of approximately 150,000 tonnes of biodiesel and 18,000 tonnes of raw glycerine. more…
17 May 2019
Waste-based Biodiesel - Between Senseless Restriction and Aviation Threat
The Article from Angel Alvarez Alberdis (EWABA) in the current Biofuels International summarizes the possible consequences of the implementation of the RED II for waste-based biodiesel. more…
13 Mar 2019
Hong Kong: Shell partners with Maxim’s Group in biodiesel production
Shell has launched a pilot program with the restaurant group Maxim’s Group to produce biodiesel from used cooking oil. more…