The Palm Scribe

Mandatory B20 starts this month

Kontan Harian, 1 August 2018

The new presidential regulation (Perpres) on mandatory use of B20 fuel, the revision of Perpres No.61/2015 on Collection and Use of Palm Oil Plantation Funds, will be issued tomorrow (2 August). Coordinating Economic Minister Darmin Nasution said on Tuesday (31 July) that the regulation was just waiting for the president’s approval. The new Perpres will require all vehicles to use the B20 fuel. Industry Minister Airlangga Hartanto added that the regulation would boost the biodiesel demand in the country by 3.2 million tonnes a year.

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