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May 2024
- General
We are hiring a Technical and Regulatory Affairs Manager to join the EBB Team
The organisation: The European Biodiesel Board (EBB) is a Brussels-based non-profit organization established in 1997, grouping the major European Union […]
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April 2024
- Events
B+ Netherlands: 13 June 2024
Higher Blends in The Netherlands – Cost Effective Decarbonisation for Heavy Duty Vehicles The Dutch Waste-based Biodiesel Alliance (NBAA) will […]
March 2024
- Press Releases
EBB publishes 2024 Manifesto for a “Made in Europe” transition towards carbon-neutral transport
Brussels, 26 March 2024 – The European Biodiesel Board (EBB) has published their manifesto, setting out the legislative priorities for […]
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March 2024
- Press Releases
Statement on the Commission adoption of the revised RED Annex IX
Brussels, 22 March 2024. The European Biodiesel Board (EBB) welcomes the addition of several new feedstocks in the revised Annex […]
February 2024
- Climate and Energy - Position Papers
EU Biofuels Chain and EBA updated joint position on ETD revision
Following the latest Council Presidency compromise text on the Energy Taxation Directive of 6 February 2024,  the EU Biofuels Value […]
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January 2024
- Press Releases - Trade
The European Biodiesel Board (EBB) Moves Focus to Anti-dumping Case
Brussels, 24 January 2024: After its success in identifying evidence of fraudulent practices and stopping the suspected re-exporting of Indonesian […]
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December 2023
- Press Releases - Trade
EBB Initiates Anti-Dumping Proceedings Against Chinese Biodiesel Imports
Brussels, 20 December 2023: Following an official complaint by the European Biodiesel Board (EBB) in November, the Office of complaint […]
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September 2023
- Events
Argus German Transportation Fuels Conference
Argus German Transportation Fuels Conference 13 – 15 November 2023 | Hamburg, Germany The only place for you to truly […]
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September 2023
- Events
The 9th edition of Advanced Biofuels Conference, 20-21 September
The 9th edition of Advanced Biofuels Conference is taking place on 20-21 September in Gothenburg, Sweden. As global economies began […]
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September 2023
- General
We are hiring an EU Policy Manager to join the EBB Team
We are recruiting an EU Policy Manager to join our small and dynamic team.  Starting date: Flexible, but ideally as […]
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August 2023
- Events
Argus Biofuels Europe Conference
Argus Biofuels Europe Conference 11 October 2023 – SAF Focus Day add-on | 12-13 October 2023 – Main Conference QEII […]
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August 2023
- Press Releases - Trade
EBB Welcomes Anti-circumvention Investigation on Biodiesel Imports from Indonesia and Transshipped via China and the UK
Brussels, 17 August 2023: earlier today, the European Commission officially opened an anti-circumvention investigation to address suspected evasion of EU […]
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August 2023
- Events
World Ethanol & Biofuels (Brussels, 7-9 November)
Running for 26 years the World Ethanol & Biofuels event is the global industry event for policy driven market insights, […]
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July 2023
- Blog - Climate and Energy
Biodiesel: driving Greenhouse Gas (GHG) savings and a sustainable future
Understanding GHG savings and their environmental impact Greenhouse gas (GHG) savings refer to the reduction in emissions of GHGs, such […]
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June 2023
- Publications
EBB Statistical Report 2023
We are delighted to present the first EBB statistical report, which provides a comprehensive overviewof the biodiesel industry in Europe […]
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June 2023
- Climate and Energy - Position Papers
High-level EBB position on 2040 EU Climate Target
The European biodiesel Industry was born from a political ambition that remains ready to serve: to develop an EU-made green […]
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May 2023
- Events
Oleofuels 2023 – Seville
Oleofuels 2023 will take place on 14th & 15th June in Seville, Spain. Already on its 14th annual edition, Oleofuels […]
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May 2023
- Climate and Energy - General
EU Biofuels Chain and EBA joint position on ETD revision
Following the latest Council Presidency compromise text of 3 May 2023,  the EU Biofuels Value Chain* and the European Biogas […]
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April 2023
- Climate and Energy - Press Releases
EBB, ABA, EWABA Joint Press Release – B+ Manifesto calls for policy actions to step-up decarbonisation of Heavy-Duty Vehicles
28 April 2023, Estoril, Portugal: on the occasion of the 1st  B+ Summit, a diverse group of more than 50 […]
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April 2023
- Blog
Only by joining forces can we ensure the EU is on the right track to curb emissions from the HDV sector
The biodiesel industry is gearing up for an exciting event this year – the 1st European B+ Summit, which is […]
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April 2023
- Climate and Energy - Press Releases
RED III trilogue deal maintains role of sustainable biodiesel in EU climate objectives
Brussels, 3 April 2023: on 30 March, EU negotiators reached a deal on the revision of the EU Renewable Energy […]
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March 2023
- Events
Biofuels International Conference & Expo — Brussels, 16-17 May 2023
Following on from the most successful event to date in 2022, which attracted over 350 attendees from across the bio […]
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March 2023
- Press Releases
EBB Statement on the proposal for a Regulation revising CO2 emissions performance standards for new cars and vans 
Brussels, 29 March 2023: yesterday, EU Energy Ministers formally adopted an agreement on the revised EU CO2 emission performance standards […]
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March 2023
- Events
1st European B+ Summit: Large-scale decarbonization of Heavy-Duty Vehicles through higher biodiesel blends
The EBB Secretariat is thrilled to officially invite you to the 1st European B+ Summit taking place in Estoril (Portugal) […]
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February 2023
- Climate and Energy - General
Joint statement of the EU industry: CO₂ Regulation for Heavy-Duty Vehicles should recognise decarbonisation potential of sustainable and renewable fuels
The EBB, together with other members of the European industry, wrote an open letter calling for recognition of the decarbonisation […]
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February 2023
- Blog
How hard is it to reduce emissions in the EU transport sector? 5 facts on heavy-duty transport
Heavy-duty vehicles (HDVs) are responsible for about a quarter of emissions from the EU road transport sector – the only […]
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February 2023
- Events
Lignofuels 2023, Helsinki
Lignofuels 2023 live conference will be hosted on 8 & 9 February 2023 in Helsinki, Finland. This 12th annual senior-level […]
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January 2023
- Events
Paris Grain Conference – Bringing the grain expertise to Paris
Paris Grain Conference – Bringing the grain expertise to Paris Event Date: 26-27 January 2023 Venue: In-person: Le Méridien Etoile, […]
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December 2022
- Press Releases
Countervailing duties on Biodiesel originating in Indonesia confirmed – A big win for the EBB
Brussels, 15 December: The EBB welcomes the European General Court decision to dismiss the actions for annulment initiated by three […]
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November 2022
- Climate and Energy
EBB-FEDIOL Recommendations for the trilogue negotiations on the Renewable Energy Directive III
The RED III final compromise should ensure that all sustainable renewable energy sources play a role in the decarbonisation of […]
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November 2022
- Climate and Energy
Joint letter of the EU industry: European Energy Taxation should reflect the climate impact of energy carriers
Together with 18 EU industry associations, EBB published a Joint letter on the Revision of the Energy Taxation Directive and […]
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October 2022
- Press Releases
EBB new leadership
EBB Annual General Assembly elects leadership for the next two years On 13 October 2022, during the 2022 EBB General […]
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September 2022
- Events
EBB POLICY EVENT – Towards climate neutral heavy-duty transport – 12 October
The European Biodiesel Board is pleased to announce that its annual policy event will take place on Wednesday 12 October: […]
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September 2022
- Climate and Energy
CO2 standards for cars and vans: Automakers, Auto Parts Industry and Fuel Manufacturers call for Trilogue negotiations to fully implement the outcome of Council General Approach to enable, after 2035, ICE vehicles registered to run exclusively on CO2 neutral fuels.
We, automotive companies, fuels manufacturing companies and industry associations are planning our industrial future to be fully consistent with the […]
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September 2022
- Press Releases
Parliament vote confirms critical role of sustainable biodiesel for the EU Climate Objectives
Legislative process should now continue and deliver ambitious RED III framework STRASBOURG, 15 September: yesterday, the European Parliament (EP) plenary […]
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July 2022
- Climate and Energy
Parliament committee keeps role for biofuels in fighting climate change, boosting food security and ensuring European energy independence
Joint statement from EU biofuels, food and feed chain partners – from harvesting to transformation for food, feed and energy […]
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July 2022
- Press Releases
Parliament Committee vote confirms critical role of sustainable biodiesel to decarbonize transport
Legislative process should now continue and deliver ambitious RED III framework Yesterday, the European Parliament (EP) Industry (ITRE) Committee voted […]
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July 2022
- Climate and Energy
EBB & FEDIOL: Joint statement on the risk of reducing the share of crop-based biodiesel
Reducing the share of crop-based biodiesel would hamper food security, protein production, farmer income, and climate action in the long […]
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May 2022
Open letter to MEPs and Member States’ representatives on the need for technology openness to achieve CO2 emissions reduction from vehicles
The EBB joins with 102 associations from the mobility, engineering and energy sectors to call for technology openness to achieve vehicle […]
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May 2022
- General
‘Biodiesel plays a key role in the decarbonization of transport’
Q&A: Kristell Guizouarn, president of the European Biodiesel Board and Group Regulatory Affairs Director at Groupe Avril, on Fit for […]
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May 2022
- Climate and Energy
Open Letter – Ensuring the positive contribution of sustainable biofuels to RePowerEU´s ambitions for Europe´s energy independence
A coalition of 20 associations representing Europe’s farmers and agri-cooperatives, vegetable oil production, renewable ethanol and biodiesel sectors has sent […]
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May 2022
- Climate and Energy - General - Trade
From seed to skin: how biodiesel makes the EU go round – and go green
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May 2022
- Events
Argus Green Marine Fuels Conference
Argus Green Marine Fuels Conference 23 – 25 May 2022 | Rotterdam, Netherlands & Online Access URL: https://bit.ly/3vAcvZL The Argus […]
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April 2022
- Events
Oleofuels Online Series Roundtable
On the 20 April, 3 pm – 4 pm CET ACI will run its first Oleofuels Online Series Roundtable. There […]
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March 2022
- Climate and Energy
EU Biofuels Chain: Joint statement on the European Commission Communication on food security
The European Commission has sent a welcome signal about the urgent need to strengthen EU food security – one that […]
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March 2022
- Climate and Energy - General
Open Letter to French President Emmanuel Macron
A coalition of 14 organisations has written an open letter to French President Emmanuel Macron to call for an open […]
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March 2022
RePowerEU: Biofuels play a strategic role in boosting Europe’s energy independence
Russia’s war on Ukraine has dramatically highlighted the urgency of reducing the EU’s dependence on fossil fuels and supporting its […]
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March 2022
- Climate and Energy
European sustainable biodiesel is key to reducing fossil fuel imports and securing our food and feed supply
BRUSSELS: On 9 March, in response to the crisis in Ukraine, the European Commission published the RePowerEU Communication (1), which […]
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February 2022
- Climate and Energy
The EU transport climate objectives can only be met with more sustainable biodiesel
European biodiesel producers publish their contribution to FF55 debate BRUSSELS, 2 February 2022: the European Biodiesel Board (EBB), gathering European […]
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November 2021
The role of biodiesel in EU climate action
Input for EBB roadmap to 2030 and 2050 By Carlo Hamelinck, November 2021 For: EBB – European Biodiesel Board Download […]
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October 2021
- Publications
The Role of Biodiesel in EU Climate Action
The European Biodiesel Board (EBB) sponsored Studio Gear Up to provide good data about the biodiesel industry and its performance. […]
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October 2021
In a consistent and technology neutral Fit-for-55 Package Biodiesel has a key role to play towards climate neutral mobility
28 October 2021: Sustainable biodiesel is an essential solution to help the EU achieve its Green Deal objectives and the […]
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October 2021
EBB Policy Roundtable – 27 October 2021 – Registration now open
On 27 October, EBB will present its new roadmap to 2030 and 2050 at the occasion of its annual policy […]
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September 2021
- Events
Argus Biofuels Europe and Asia Markets – Virtual Conference 9 – 11 November 2021 | Online event
The Argus Biofuels Europe and Asia Markets – Virtual Conference will be bringing you the most up-to-date insight and coverage […]
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July 2021
- Climate and Energy
Being “Fit-for-55″ is a huge challenge, the European biodiesel industry can make a difference, just let us!
14 July 2021: today the European Commission published the Fit-For-55 Package. The EBB welcomes the release of a comprehensive package […]
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July 2021
- Climate and Energy
The Renewable & Low-Carbon Liquid Fuels Platform calls for action on the upcoming Fit For 55 package
The EBB and twelve other associations jointly signed a call for action on the Fit for 55 package. The European […]
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July 2021
- Events
6th Edition of Oleofuels Online Series
The 6th Edition of Oleofuels Online Series is taking place at 3 pm-5 pm CET on Thursday 22nd July 2021. […]
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July 2021
- Climate and Energy
Achieving Climate-Neutrality in Road Transport through the Contribution of Renewable Sustainable Fuels – An urgent comment on the revision of the vehicle CO2 standards
A coalition of 12 organisations urgently asks the European Commission to recognise the contribution of renewable sustainable fuels in vehicle […]
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July 2021
- Events
19th International Conference on Renewable Mobility “Fuels of the Future”
Fuels of the future 2022 welcomes national and international participants including representatives from the raw material collecting and processing industry, the […]
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June 2021
- Climate and Energy
Emissions reduction: the fuel is more important than the engine
The EU Biofuels Chain released a joint statement on the upcoming revision of the EU CO2 Standards Regulation for Cars […]
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June 2021
- Climate and Energy
Biodiesel: the green fuel bridging the EU’s climate ambitions
Decarbonizing the EU transport sector comes with huge challenges — European biodiesel producers have a key role to play With […]
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May 2021
- Climate and Energy
The Renewable & Low-Carbon Liquid Fuels Platform, towards Transport Fuels’ Transformation
Major organisations1 operating in the liquid fuels value chain have joined forces to form the Renewable & Low-Carbon Liquid Fuels […]
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February 2021
- Climate and Energy
A push for higher EU climate ambitions can be an opportunity for the European biodiesel industry, if done right in 2021
Zero-sum game The launching of the European Green Deal (EGD) in December 2019, led by Frans Timmermans, the first vice- […]
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January 2021
- Events
The 13th Biofuels International Conference & Expo
The 13th Biofuels International Conference & Expo will bring together leading producers, suppliers, regulators and other engaged organisations over a […]
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December 2020
- Climate and Energy
EU Biofuels Chain: Joint position paper on the Sustainable finance draft Delegated Regulation
The EU Biofuels Chain supports the final objective of the sustainable finance Regulation: to enable financial flows to support sustainable […]
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November 2020
- Climate and Energy
EBB response to the European Commission consultation onthe Amendment of the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS)
The European Commission (EC) recently opened an initial feedback period for stakeholders on its Inception Impact Assessment of the Amendment […]
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November 2020
- Climate and Energy
EBB response to the European Commission consultation on the Amendment of the Regulation setting CO2 emission standards for cars and vans
The European Commission (EC) recently opened an initial feedback period for stakeholders on its Inception Impact Assessment of the Amendment […]
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October 2020
- Climate and Energy
Joint position on existing alternative fuels within the Sustainable and Smart Mobility Strategy
Transport represents almost a quarter of Europe’s Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions with road transport accounting for more than 70% of […]
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October 2020
- Climate and Energy
European Commission consultation on the revision of the EU Energy Taxation Directive
The European Commission (EC) recently launched a public consultation on revision of the EU Energy Taxation Directive (ETD – Directive […]
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October 2020
- Climate and Energy
Joint position paper on the Increase of the EU Climate Ambition for 2030 in the Transport Sector
Consequent with the increased ambitions brought by the European Green Deal, and the objective to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050, […]
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September 2020
- Press Releases
Change and continuity in the leadership of the European Biodiesel Board
On September 8 2020, the EBB General Assembly has renewed its confidence in Ms. Kristell Guizouarn, and elected her for […]
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September 2020
- Trade
European Commission launches investigation to extend “B99” measures against US biodiesel imports
On September 14th 2020, the European Commission formally launched an investigation review aiming at extending anti-dumping and countervailing measures applicable […]
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March 2020
- Climate and Energy
Potential impact of the COVID-19 crisis on the European Biofuels Value Chain
TO: Frans Timmermans Executive Vice-President for the European Green Deal European Commission CC: Diederik Samsom, Head of Cabinet Riccardo Maggi, […]
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January 2020
- Climate and Energy
Getting to the Green Deal: Don’t rule out alternative fuels with a track record of success 
Vehicle manufacturers and fuel coalition call for consistency in defining alternative fuels that will drive the energy transition. BRUSSELS, 14 […]
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December 2019
- Climate and Energy
A Taxonomy Delivering Sustainable Growth in Europe
We, the signatories, represent sectors of major importance for European economic development and wealth. We provide highly skilled jobs to […]
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November 2019
- Press Releases - Trade
EBB welcomes the imposition of definitive anti-subsidy duties on Indonesian biodiesel imports
On November 13th 2019, Member States’ Representatives in the EU Trade Defence Instruments (TDI) Committee discussed and approved with a […]
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March 2019
- Climate and Energy
EBB Position on the EU Long-Term Strategy “Clean Planet for All”
Background In the end of 2018, the European Commission (EC) issued “A Clean Planet for all – A European Strategic […]
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February 2019
- Climate and Energy
EBB Position: RED II delegated act on low & high ILUC-risk biofuels
On February 8th 2019, the European Commission published a draft delegated act to define feedstocks with high risk of Indirect […]
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January 2019
- Press Releases - Trade
EBB welcomes the adoption of definitive anti-subsidy duties vs. Argentinean unfair imports.
The EU biodiesel industry will monitor the correct execution of the related Price Undertaking agreement. During today’s EU Trade Defence Committee […]
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