domingo, 3 de abril de 2011

Argentina second largest exporter of biodiesel

Argentina exported U.S. $ 2,200 million for two million tonnes of biofuels by the end of 2011, which will make the country the second largest exporter, as indicated by INTA specialists during a workshop on international and national institutions of the European Union.

"By the end of 2011 is expected to produce 3,200,000 tons of biofuel as an exportable surplus will leave about two million tonnes. The rest will be input for the domestic market, "said the coordinator of the National Bioenergy National Institute of Technology Agropecuaria (INTA) Jorge Hilbert.

The top five world producers of biodiesel are Germany, USA, France, Argentina and Brazil. In this context, Argentina is the top producer, is the leading exporter of soybean oil and the second of biofuels. The international workshop was focused on "the application of technologies for producing biofuels. "

The meeting was held at the headquarters of the Institute of Economics and Sociology (IES) of INTA, the federal capital.

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