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Dung Quat exports biofuel to Manila

Update: July, 02/2012 - 10:02

HA NOI — PetroVietnam Central Biofuels Joint Stock Company (PCB) shipped 4,300cu.m of ethanol products from Dung Quat Oil Refinery in the central province of Quang Ngai to the Philippines this week.

The PCB plant was completed in March 2012 and uses raw sliced cassava to produce ethanol.

Its output is 100,000cu.m a year, of which 5,000cu.m, or 5 per cent, is for the domestic market, while 95 per cent is exported, mainly to the Philippines. Ethanol is used to produce the biofuel E5, which is used in internal combustion engines in motorcycles and cars.-VNS

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