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US biodiesel exports rise but still lower than pre-COVID levels

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The US exported 69,488.5 metric tons of biodiesel and biodiesel blends of B30 or higher in April, according to the latest figures from the US Department of Agriculture.
This is an increase from the 37,605.6 metric tons exported in March.
However, the figures were down from the 74,201.6 metric tons exported in April 2020 as the COVID-19 restrictions globally began to come into force.
Canada was the top destination of US exports at 60,555.7 metric tons, followed by the Netherland at 7,424.6 metric tons and Peru at 1,212.9 metric tons.
The value of US biodiesel exports was at $74.53 million (€60 million) in April, up from $30.69 million (€25 million) in March and $61.08 million (€50 million) in April 2020.
The US exported a total of 155,475.5 metric tons of biodiesel during the first four months of this year at a value of $142.2 million (€116 million), compared to 119,678.7 metric tons at a value of $93.93 million (€76 million) exported during the same period of 2020.