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Philippines sugar industry gets new biofuel grading

The Philippines Sugar Regulatory Authority has decided to set up a new classification for sugar to be used for biofuels. It looks like a way of properly accounting for sugar which would otherwise be counted as exports. Sugar production in the 2007-2008 crop year hit a 25-year-high of 2.455 million tonnes, which resulted in a […]

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Philippines Sugar Regulatory Administration wants to use excess to make biofuel

The Philippines Sguar Regulatory Administration is working on a plan to connect biofuel producers with sugar mills and planters in the country to use up excess sugar. The plan is scheduled to be implemented in the first half of next year.I think that this is an excellent principle, to use sugar (which offers sweetness and […]

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China Philippine deal could lead to more deforestation

Up to 8.8m hectares (33, 980 square miles) of the Philippines could be turned into biofuel plantations under an agreement between the Phillippine and Chinese governments, according to IBON, a Philippine consultancy quoted on ABS-CBN interactive. Last week, the Department of Agrarian Reform had announced it was looking at 400,000 to 500,000 hectares of land […]

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Philippines enact biofuel law

The Philippines government has enacted a law covering biofuel composition of gasoline/diesel, according to info.davaoexchange.com. The 2006 Biofuel Act, which calls for a mandatory mixing of a 1% biodiesel in petrodiesel and 5% bioethanol in gasoline, has been implemented last Sunday, May 6 2007.

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Philippines to grow biofuels for China

The Philippine and Chinese Governments have signed memoranda of understanding enabling large areas of the Philippines to be turned over to biofuels production for Chinese consumption according to BioPact.com

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