Berlin, 10.01.19

Parallel Forum on Biofuel Trading on 22.01.2019 from 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.


Berlin, 08.01.2019: At the 16th International Conference on Renewable Mobility, numerous parallel forums will home in on the various technical and economic aspects of tomorrow’s drive systems and the major challenges arising from ambitious climate protection targets. Another key point is the global biofuel trade, which will be the focus of a parallel forum with experts from Great Britain, Belgium and Germany on the second conference day, 22nd January 2019.

Programme for the “Biofuel Trading” Forum on 22.01.2019 from 2.30 p.m.:

Andreas Guth (ePure) discusses EU anti-dumping duties on US ethanol since 2013 and the impact of these provisions for European manufacturers in conjunction with a global market outlook.

John Houghton-Brown (Argus Media) analyses the ups and downs of supply and demand in the European biodiesel market. He focuses in particular on adapting the European biodiesel market to supply from outside the EU and on the increasing national requirements for biofuels.

Tim Worledge (EnergyCensus Price Reporting Agency) considers price evolution and consumption of biofuels in Europe and their dependence on a number of specific factors.

Claus Keller (F.O. Licht) addresses global trading in sugar, cereals and oilseeds and ventures a forecast for 2019.

On the second day of the conference, a total of 11 forums will tackle a broad spectrum of topics from all areas of renewable energies in the mobility sector: German and international experts will present news on technical development, research, certification, market analysis and trade flows, as well as discussing the issues with conference participants. Both here and in the exhibitor forum with exhibition stands, there will also be scope for professional exchanges and networking.

Further information, online registration for the conference and the complete programme at

Bundesverband Bioenergie e.V. (BBE)
Carlo Heger
Godesberger Allee 142-148
53175 Bonn
Tel.: 0228/81002-22
Fax: 0228/81002-58