German biodiesel sales strong as oil prices rise


By Michael Hogan HAMBURG, Aug 18 (Reuters) - German demand for biodiesel fuel made from rapeseed is rising as soaring oil prices make vehicle operators seek alternatives, Germany's biodiesel industry association said on Thursday. "Biodiesel demand has significantly increased in the past few months as oil prices rose so high," said Karin Retzlaff, of the association of German biodiesel producers VDB. There are no official sales statistics. "We have the impression sales are growing ...

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