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Air China to conduct transpacific biofuel test flight in 2011

Air China said Sunday it plans to operate a transpacific demonstration flight partially powered by biofuel in the second half of this year. CA is expected to use a Boeing 747 powered by Pratt & Whitney engines on the test

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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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A golden handshake for China’s biofuel industry

Friendly policies for overseas investors to invest in China’s biofuel sector have influenced partnerships between domestic and foreign companies to develop the alternative to fossil fuel. Green Biologics (GBL), a British biotech company, has signed deals with two Chinese biochemical

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