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EU RED II: Trade protectionism and lost sustainability vision

  • Mahendra Siregar
    Mahendra Siregar

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Jakarta | Tue, July 3, 2018 | 11:43 am
EU RED II: Trade protectionism and lost sustainability vision The government is planning to issue a regulation on the production of 25-percent biodiesel ( B25 ) early next year. Once issued, the policy will replace the current regulation on 20-percent biodiesel ( B20 ) production. (Shutterstock/File)

PREMIUM In many respects, the European Union’s first Renewable Energy Directive (RED) represented a beacon of sustainability for Europe and for the EU’s major trading partners. The emphasis on renewable energy and the use of edible vegetable oils for biofuels resulted in substantial investment into the sector, not just in Europe but also internationally.

Europe indeed took the l...

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