InfoSAWIT, JAKARTA – According to Palm oil Plantation Fund Management Agency (PFMA), since August 2015 – April 2018 the distribution of palm oil biodiesel had been about 5,88 millionkiloliters (kl), and the distributed fund to support the program reached Rp 24,71 billion.
Biodiesel mandatory is claimed to save the exchange through the decreasing import of diesel reaching Rp 30 billion. Not only saved the exchange, according to Director ofFund Distribution, PFMA, Edi Wibowo, biodiesel mandatory program could reduce the green-house gas emission reaching 8,79 million tonsor equal to carbon (CO2). “The distribution of biodiesel fund directly contributed to the exchange from the tax reaching Rp 2,25 billion,” Edi saidFriday (25/5/2018) in Jakarta. (T2)