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Brazil to increase biodiesel blend to 20% by 2015
Source : commodityonline.com
Brazil government’s decision to gradually increase the amount of biodiesel in diesel fuel to 20% in big cities by 2015 was widely welcomed by country’s biodiesel producers. Brazilian Biodiesel Union said their producers' plants would be able to provide the new biofuel as of 2010, which would mean an increase of 2'500 million liters. The union is an association of producers and researchers of biofuels. The increase in the 20% mixture in cities that suffer from pollution would help the government to reduce diesel sulfur levels, Union said. Biofuel sector was able to produce 5,000 million liters per year, but half of the installed capacity was idle for lack of demand, union added.
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10 November 2009 |
South & Latin America
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