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Biofuels - At What Cost? Government support for ethanol and biodiesel in China

This report provides data and analysis on government support for biofuels in China. The report finds that China provided a total of RMB 780 million (US$ 115 million, roughly US$ 0.40 per litre) in biofuel subsidies in 2006. The report recommends that the Chinese Government re-evaluates its biofuel policies, particularly to ensure that biofuels genuinely do not compete with food or undermine the government's social or environmental objectives.

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