October 27, 2016
Peru announced Oct. 26 its imposition of antidumping duties on Argentine biodiesel, citing important domestic industry damage from cheap imported product. The duties range from roughly 41 to 64 cents per gallon, depending on the exporting company.
September 21, 2016
The General Court of the European Union has annulled antidumping measures imposed three years ago on Argentine and Indonesian biodiesel imports. The court made its ruling Sept. 15 in five separate judgements addressing cases brought by six companies.
July 19, 2016
Specialty chemicals company and biodiesel catalyst supplier Evonik Industries AG has commissioned a new fermentation plant in Brazil to produce 80,000 metric tons of its Biolys-branded L-lysine, an amino acid used as an animal feed additive.
July 13, 2016
On June 29, the Ardmore Seahawk delivered its second load of Argentine biodiesel to Jacksonville, Florida. The shipment of1.47 million gallons capped off an unusually active June in what is shaping up to be an unusually active year for imports.
July 06, 2016
The Brazilian Biodiesel and Biojetfuel Union (Ubrabio) and the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials have joined forces in discussions and decision-making processes to promote sustainability in Brazil's biofuels and biomaterials production chain.
May 24, 2016
The EU filed a notice of appeal May 20 with the World Trade Organization in the dispute with Argentina over antidumping measures on biodiesel. Two months ago the WTO issued a panel report stating the EU's sanctioning method violated WTO law.
May 11, 2016
U.S. District Court Judge Anna J. Brown sentenced Jack Holden, 76, of Eugene, Oregon, to 87 months in prison, restitution of $1,410,760, and a special assessment of $1,500 for his role in a fraudulent biodiesel scheme that spanned three continents.
April 26, 2016
Infineum has revealed initial results from its latest biennial global Winter Diesel Fuel Quality Survey, offering a unique update on the current trends in the industry across the global marketplace. The survey collected samples from eight countries.
April 21, 2016
The 2015-'16 South American soybean production could be much smaller than has long been expected because of weather-induced losses in Argentina. In Brazil, harvest figures more or less match forecasts as the harvest is coming to a close.