Factsheet: Tax exempt quotas for sustainable biofuels

Tax exempt quotas for sustainable biofuels

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Description: 
Introduces a reduced excise rate for petrol and diesel products containing a minimum share of biofuel (minimum 7%vol bio-ethanol in petrol ; minimum 3,37%vol FAME in diesel). The biofuels should be produced by production units authorised by the Belgian Government. The selection of these parties is based on a tender process, taking into account supply distance, CO2 balance, energy efficiency and production cost. From 2014 these units need to report on a monthly basis on the sustainability character of the supplied biofuels.
Goal/Aim: 
Increase the share of biofuels in transport.

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