20 January 2010 23:11 [Source: ICIS news]
HOUSTON (ICIS news)--An Argentine biodiesel group proposed an open dialogue with the European Biodiesel Board (EBB) to ease growing tensions between the country and its primary export market, it said on Wednesday.
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The EBB said on 18 December that
“For the whole of 2009, Argentine exports are expected to overstep the 1m tonnes threshold, as compared to only 70,000 tonnes the previous year,” the EBB said in a statement.
The EBB blamed the surge on
In a 13-page document to the EBB, the Argentine trade association said
The proposal addresses accusations made by the EBB, said Argentine Renewable Energies Chamber president Carlos St James, including year-on-year export number disagreements, lurking tax advantages and implied misconduct by
The EBB said it was reviewing all possible legal and political options to address the issue and the alleged distortions caused by the Argentine export tax structure.
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