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Indonesia to boost biodiesel exports, Malaysia expects to lose market share


"Malaysia biodiesel exports last year were pretty good ... It had a window to export to the EU, but now Malaysia is not competitive," said U.R. Unnithan, president of the Malaysia Biodiesel Association (MBA).

"Malaysia biodiesel exports last year were pretty good ... It had a window to export to the EU, but now Malaysia is not competitive," said U.R. Unnithan, president of the Malaysia Biodiesel Association (MBA).

KUALA LUMPUR/JAKARTA: Indonesian biodiesel makers are gearing up to boost exports after the European Union removed anti-dumping duties on shipments from some producers in the country, but rival suppliers in Malaysia are bracing for a slowdown in the wake of the move.

After legal proceedings at the European Court of Justice, the EU last month removed duties on biodiesel imports for 13 Indonesian and Argentine producers that had been in place since 2013.

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