24 May 2011 17:04 [Source: ICIS news]
Berlin-based Verband der deutschen Biokraftstoffindustrie (VDB) said Germany's market for 100%-biodiesel fuel (B100) has collapsed as a result of unfavourable tax conditions. B100 is used by trucks and buses.
Biodiesel’s share of the overall diesel fuel market has dropped to 7%, from 12% in 2007, the group said.
Only 200 petrol stations are currently offering B100, down from 1,900 a couple of years ago, it added.
As a result, competition on
VDB is calling for a change in policies on taxing fuels in order to give
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