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Brazil biodiesel output up 41% in April

4:33 AM MDT | July 3, 2013 | Francinia Protti-Alvarez

Brazil produced more than 1.15 billion liters of biodiesel in the 5 months to May 2013, according to figures released yesterday by Abiove (São Paolo), the country's association of vegetable oils industries. Total production between January and May was 13% higher than during the same period in 2012. Production in April set a new monthly record of 257 million liters, 41% higher than the same month a year before, Abiove says.  Brazil's biodiesel production growth follows the trend of increasing fuel consumption of B-diesel, a mixture combining 95% diesel...

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