The Persatuan Biodiesel Malaysia or the Malaysian Biodiesel Association (MBA) was established on September 2, 2008 and consist of members, located in Peninsular Malaysia, Sabah and Sarawak. The Association was primarily established to represent the interest of the biodiesel industry in Malaysia. It works closely and represents the industry in government dialogues, forums and committees.
All systems go for B10 biodiesel; shoring up CPO prices, reducing stock seen
KUALA LUMPUR: After hitting several speed bumps on the road to realisation, the country’s stalled B10 biodiesel mandate for the transport sector is poised to take-off in the final quarter of this year, say industry observers.Initially slated for implementation in June, the higher B10 blend which combines 10% palm methyl ester with 90% fossil fuel diesel is a migration from the current B7...
MBA Press Release on Signing MoU with Andhra Pradesh Economic Development Board (APEDB), India to Explore Palm Biodiesel Investment and Export Potential
The Malaysian Biodiesel Association (MBA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Andhra Pradesh Economic Development Board (APEDB), India on July 21, 2016 to explore palm biodiesel investment and export potential. The MoU was signed in conjunction with the ASEAN-India Business Leadership Conclave 2016 held at Menara MITI, Kuala Lumpur. MBA was represented by its President, Mr UR...
MBA Press Release on Concerns Over B10 Programme for the Transport Sector
Following the recent news reports pertaining to concerns by automotive makers on the implementation of B10 programme in the transport sector beginning June 2016, the Malaysian Biodiesel Association (MBA) would like to take this opportunity to clarify these concerns. Please click HERE for the MBA...
B10, B7 biodiesel programmes to benefit smallholders
The implementation of the biodiesel 10% blend (B10) programme for the transportation sector and the biodiesel 7% blend (B7) programme for the industrial sector will benefit smallholders, the Malaysian Biodiesel Association (MBA) said. B10 is a mixture of 10% palm biodiesel with 90% petroleum diesel, while B7 is a blend of 7% palm biodiesel with 93% petroleum diesel. MBA in a statement yesterday said...
MBA Press Release on Government’s Announcement to Implement B10 Programme for Transport Sector and B7 Programme for Industrial Sector
The Malaysian Biodiesel Association (MBA) welcomes the Government’s announcement to implement the B10 programme for the transport sector and also the B7 programme for the industrial sector, which will be carried out progressively beginning June 2016. A press release was issued by the Association on this subject matter and can be downloaded from
FGV: High biodiesel consumption could help stabilise crude palm oil prices
KUALA LUMPUR: Felda Global Ventures Holdings Bhd (FGV) Malaysia's higher biodiesel consumption would reduce crude palm oil (CPO) dumping and help stabilise prices for the long-term. Effective 1st June 2016, Malaysia had raised the biodiesel mandate for the transport sector from B7 to B10, in addition to introducing the B7 biodiesel programme for the industrial sector. This means the government...
B10, B7 biodiesel programmes start in June
In A move to introduce B10 and B7 biodiesel for the transport and industrial sectors, the government says these biodiesel programmes will be launched today (June 1, 2016). The Ministry of Plantation Industries and Commodities said in a statement yesterday that both programmes would help to reduce dependence on petroleum diesel and minimise greenhouse gas emissions. The ministry said by...
Malaysia to implement B10 biodiesel programme for transport, B7 for industrial sector
Malaysia will raise its biodiesel mandate to 10 percent for the transport sector, and to 7 percent for the industrial sector beginning June, the ministry of plantation industries and commodities said on Tuesday.The so-called B10 programme with its 10 percent mandate aims to raise the minimum bio-content of biodiesel from the current 7 percent, mopping up more palm oil for blending purposes and...
M’sia to implement B10 biodiesel for transport, B7 for industrial sector
Malaysia will raise its biodiesel mandate to 10 percent for the transport sector, and to 7 percent for the industrial sector beginning June, the Plantation Industries and Commodities Ministry said today.Both programmes are expected to contribute to annual domestic consumption of crude palm oil by 709,000 tonnes, the ministry said in a statement.The South-East Asian nation and world’s second...
B10 & Beyond: MBA Expedition to Cameron Highlands - March 30 & 31, 2016
YB Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas, Minister of Plantation Industries and Commodities flagged off the expedition of 13 diesel vehicles of different brands and models, lined up by MBA member companies, MPIC and MPOB to promote the use of biodiesel in the transport sector, as Malaysia prepares to move forward to higher blends under the national biodiesel mandate.The Malaysian Biodiesel Association...