EU biofuels & agriculture

The European biodiesel chain and leading Members of the European Parliament acknowledged during a debate in Brussels on 21 June 2017 the crucial role of biodiesel in the EU’s agricultural growth and protein independence.

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Commission fails to defend its agriculture in anti-dumping file against Argentinian biodiesel

Last year, the European Commission abruptly ended anti-dumping duties on Argentinian imports of biodiesel made from soy. This was immediately followed by a complaint by the European Biodiesel Bureau, aiming to introduce a countervailing duty that would offset subsidies given by the Argentinian State to its exporting biodiesel industry.

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