09 September 2008 23:58 [Source: ICIS news]
BUENOS AIRES (ICIS news)--Swiss Bio Petrol will increase it’s biodiesel production capacity with the inauguration of its fourth plant in Europe, which in turn will lead to more soy oil exports from Argentina, a company executive said on Tuesday.
“Bio Petrol would increase its soy oil imports by 233% for the year 2009,” said Bio Petrol executive Bernd Meiner at the Biofuels Markets Americas Congress in ?xml:namespace>
The company now imports 60,000 tonnes/year of soy oil from
“At the present moment is more convenient to import soy oil as raw material for biofuel production than to import the finished product,” said Meiner.
The company expects to inaugurate a plant in
“With the new plant, the potential of Bio Petrol for soy oil imports for 2009 would be
200,000 tonnes/year”, said Meiner.
Bio Petrol’s plants in
Bio Petrol has imported soy oil from
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