TITLE

High prices lead biodiesel rush towards a slowdown

AUTHOR(S)
Kovac, Matt
PUB. DATE
May 2007
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;5/21/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 67, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the impact of an increase in feedstock prices on biodiesel production in Malaysia. According to government estimates, only five biodiesel plants are operating in Malaysia. Scores of other plants face the axe unless they start up operations within the next two years. Prices for Malaysian crude palm oil (CPO) front month futures rose to ringgit (M$) 2,390/tonne free on board (FOB) Malaysia in the second week of May as demand surged ahead of supply.
ACCESSION #
25424537

 

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