Malaysia mulling expansion of B10 biodiesel usage to industrial sector

Credit: REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 3 (Reuters) - Malaysia is considering expansion of its B10 biodiesel programme, which requires the mandatory use of 10% palm oil, to the industrial sector, its plantations and commodities minister said on Tuesday.

The implementation of the B20 programme will increase crude palm oil consumption to over 1 million tonnes per annum.

(Reporting by A. Ananthalakshmi; Editing by Martin Petty)

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