The Persatuan Biodiesel Malaysia or the Malaysian Biodiesel Association (MBA) was established on September 2, 2008 and consist of members, located in Peninsular Malaysia, Sabah and Sarawak. The Association was primarily established to represent the interest of the biodiesel industry in Malaysia. It works closely and represents the industry in government dialogues, forums and committees.

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  • Spain backs Malaysia's palm oil biofuel stand 2018-02-13 02:28:40

    By Awaina Arbee - February 13, 2018 @ 3:10pmKUALA LUMPUR: Spain has backed Malaysia’s position that the European Union’s Renewable Energy Directive II is unfair and goes against international trade practice.In a statement today, Plantation Industries and Commodities Malaysia Datuk Seri Mah Siew Keong said Spain’s backing on the issue was expressed during Malaysia’s bilateral meetings with the...

  • China offers a huge market for M’sian biodiesel producers 2018-02-03 02:20:47

    PUTRAJAYA: China is encouraging more Chinese corporations to invest in the primary industries in Malaysia especially in biofuels, said Chinese ambassador to Malaysia Bai Tian.He noted China has the largest consumer market in the world with its population of 1.3 billion people.Its biodiesel sector had huge potential for Malaysian biodiesel producers.Consumption of diesel in China was at 165...

  • Mah: ‘Black day’ for free trade practice 2018-01-19 03:18:39

    Mah: We will explain to them through our embassies in 16 European countries as well as engage with EU members’ offices in Malaysia to ensure that all the facts, correct information on palm oil as well as our objections to the ban are communicated to them. — BernamaPUTRAJAYA: Plantation Industries and Commodities Minister Datuk Seri Mah Siew Keong has condemned the decision by the European Union...

  • Fry: EU wrong in voting to ban palm biodiesel 2018-01-18 02:22:59

    By OOI TEE CHING - January 18, 2018 @ 8:27pmPUTRAJAYA: The European Union (EU) Parliament is wrong in voting to ban palm biodiesel, LMC International Ltd chairman Dr James Fry said, adding that continuous rejection in favour of homegrown rapeseed will see European consumers paying more for food.“It is not easy for the EU to cut out palm methyl ester because the alternative to 3.5 million tonnes of...

  • Malaysia and Indonesia in talks with China on B5 biodiesel 2017-08-24 18:15:52

    Courtesy call: Mah (left) receiving a courtesy call from Indonesia's Industry Minister Airlangga Hartarto. - Bernama PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia and Indonesia are currently discussing implementation of the B5 biodiesel programme in China, said Plantation and Commodities Industry Minister Datuk Seri Mah Siew Keong.He said China was now increasing its environmental control on many issues and looking at...

  • Europe's plan to ban palm oil could fall at the first hurdle 2017-08-07 18:26:33

    By AMIR HISYAM RASID - August 7, 2017 @ 4:48pmKUALA LUMPUR: European Union's resolutions to ban the use of palm oil in various consumer products including palm biodiesel, could fall at the first hurdle.Malaysian government is also at the final stage of discussion with truck-makers over the use of 10 per cent blend of palm methyl esters (B10) with regular fuel for their diesel-powered vehicles,...

  • B10 fuel: 3,000,000km with DBKL 2017-07-02 02:24:45

    By Amir Hashim - July 2, 2017 @ 2:55pmKUALA Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) has been actively “greening” Kuala Lumpur with trees, shrubs and flowers but many do not realise that it has also been going “green” with its fuel.Since January 2014, DBKL has been testing biodiesel in its vehicle fleet. With the assistance and support of the Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB), as many as 50 vehicles have been...

  • MBA Executive Committee Line-up for 2017 Term 2017-05-04 06:35:30

    The MBA convened its 9th Annual General Meeting on March 30, 2017 at Wisma FMM, Kuala Lumpur. The Report of the Executive Committee and Financial Statement as of December 31, 2016 was tabled and adopted. It was then followed by the election of Executive Committee Members for 2017 term.Mr UR Unnithan of Carotino Sdn Bhd and Mr TC Long of Vance Bioenergy Sdn Bhd were elected as the President and...

  • Malaysia, Indonesia to counter EU decision to ban palm oil-based biofuel 2017-04-26 18:12:20

    A resolution by the European Parliament recently called for the EU to phase out by 2020 the use of vegetable oils in biodiesel that are allegedly produced in an unsustainable way leading to deforestation.PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia and Indonesia will send a joint mission to Europe next month to counter the European Union (EU) resolution which proposed to curb the use of oil palm-based biofuel by...

  • Malaysia urged to go for B10 biodiesel 2017-03-13 15:24:34

    Official: CPO prices have settled to lower levels currentlyKUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia should not wait too long to implement its B10 biodiesel mandate now that crude palm oil (CPO) prices have settled to lower levels, according to biodiesel industry official U.R. Unnithan.Unnithan felt that CPO prices at RM3,300 per tonne were unsustainable, stating that prices in the range of RM2,500 to RM2,600 were...

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