06 May 2010 16:23 [Source: ICIS news]
PRAGUE (ICIS news)—Biodiesel consumption in Europe is set to rise 13.2% in 2010 to slightly over 12m tonnes, a biofuels research analyst said on Thursday.
European biodiesel production, meanwhile, would likely increase by 14.5% to slightly below 11m tonnes, leaving Europe a net importer of biodiesel, said Claudiu Covrig during a presentation, “Expectations in world biodiesel markets”, at the Bioenergy International Expo & Conference in Prague, the Czech Republic.
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This year should see
Last year, no other continent consumed more than 2m tonnes of biodiesel, but this year
This year should also bring a biodiesel production growth trend in southeast Asia, said Covrig.
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