Reduction of excise duty for biofuel

Source: JOIN IEA/IRENA Policy and Measures Database
Last updated: 22 July 2013

The law aids the adoption of biofuels by reducing the rate of excise duties.

A reduced rate of excise duties is applicable to the following types of fuel:
– a mixture of unleaded petrol and ethyl alcohol with the content of ethyl alcohol from 70 to 85% by volume (inclusive) (E85);
– a mixture of diesel and biodiesel obtained from rapeseed oil, where the content of biodiesel is at least 30% by volume (B30);
– rapeseed oil that is sold or used as heating fuel or transport fuel and biofuel obtained completely from rapeseed oil (B100).

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