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Australia push back alternative fuel taxes to encourage biofuel innovation

In Australia, the federal government has introduced draft legislation for public consultation that would push back the date for taxing alternative fuels including ethanol and LPG into the excise tax regime until December 2011, pushed back from the original July

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China to exempt consumption tax on biodiesel

China’s Finance Ministry has retroactively exempted consumption tax on pure biodiesel made from waste animal fats or vegetable oils, and will refund taxes already paid over the last two years. The policy is backdated to January 1, 2009, the ministry

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Philippine Bioethanol producers rejoice as imported Bioethanol Tariff to be raised to 20%

Much awaited good news for Philippine Bioethanol producers, that the government will issue an Executive Order effectively raising the tariff of imported bioethanol to 20% from the existing 10%. This will be done in order to protect local bioethanol producers

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Biofueled New Zealand closer as Gull takes leap

New Zealand has its first biofuel station now that every pump at Gull’s Albany station delivers a biofuel blend. But eco warriors in search of a fully sustainable lifestyle will have to wait a while; there’s still very little biofuel

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Indonesia to impose a 2% export tax on biodiesel

Indonesia, a burgeoning exporter of biodiesel in Southeast Asia, will impose a 2% export tax on biodiesel for the first time in October, trade sources said this week. Indonesia uses the average crude palm oil, or CPO spot prices in Rotterdam to

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