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Global biodiesel production is increasing

December 13, 2019

Production of biodiesel, and, consequently, the use of feedstocks has increased all over the world. The percentages of feedstocks used remained virtually unchanged from 2017: 35% palm oil, 26% soybean, 16% rapeseed oil, 11% used cooking fats, 7% animal fats and 6% other fats.

Palm, soybean and rapeseed oil remained the most important feedstock sources. This will likely change in 2019, because prices for individual components vary quite considerably over 2018.

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