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October 27, 2017
The planned rollout of 10 percent biodiesel blend (B10), initially scheduled on July 1, 2016, and deferred to January 1, 2017, has been postponed indefinitely.
October 25, 2017
Total ethanol production for 2018 is forecast to grow on strong demand and policy support.
October 25, 2017
Local ethanol production is expected to increase through 2018 with import growth not expected to fully offset rising demand.
September 28, 2017
Peru's Consumer Defense and Intellectual Protection Institute (INDECOPI) initiated a countervailing duty (CVD) investigation of U.S. ethanol on April 25, 2017.
September 27, 2017
Colombia’s biofuel production decreased in 2016 as a result of difficult weather conditions that affected its main feedstocks (sugarcane and palm oil).
September 20, 2017
As part of the ambitious goals set at the 21st Conference of the Parties (COP21) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Paris on December 2016....
September 20, 2017
On September 7th, 2017, the European Commission received the green light from the Members States to lower anti-dumping duties on Argentine biodiesel from the current 22 – 25.7 percent to 4.5- 8.1....
September 6, 2017
Italy is a leading European consumer of wood pellets (approximately 3 million metric tons per year), with domestic consumption representing 96 percent of total use.
August 18, 2017
The Australian biofuel industry and market remain small because mandates do not cover the entire country and remain modest compared to other countries with biofuel programs, and tax relief....
August 18, 2017
Japan’s current renewable energy policy focuses on generating power from solar, wind, biomass and geothermal sources.
August 17, 2017
As part of the ambitious goals set at the 21st Conference of the Parties (COP21) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Paris on December 2016....
August 14, 2017
The 2016 elimination of the bioethanol specific target resulted in reduced market opportunities for bioethanol producers.
July 31, 2017
Indonesian palm oil production is expected to benefit from favorable weather conditions in the upcoming months, fueling production increases.
July 20, 2017
Argentine bioethanol production in 2018 is forecast at 1.12 billion liters.
July 10, 2017
Post forecasts 2017/18 and 2016/17 soybean production to 105 and 114 million metric tons (mmt), respectively.
July 3, 2017
Since 2015, when the government set the overall biofuel mandate at 7.5 percent for transportation, the market has been adjusting to avoid exceeding the volumetric blending limit for biodiesel.
June 29, 2017
India in 2016 achieved its highest ever ethanol market penetration, a gasoline blend rate of 3.3 percent on average across the country.Nevertheless, tight ethanol supplies through 2018 will limit....
June 29, 2017
The increased regular fuel consumption, the higher blending mandate established for 2017 and the fact that duty protection will still prevail at least for the large majority of the calendar year....
June 29, 2017
FAS Seoul and the U.S. Grains Council Korea office hosted the second annual Bio-Ethanol Workshop and Roundtable in Seoul, in May. The event focused on the environmental benefits....
June 27, 2017
Approaching the 2020 mandates laid down in the Renewable Energy Directive (RED), EU bioethanol and biodiesel consumption is forecast to grow in 2017 and 2018.

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