Brazil: raw materials used for biodiesel production 2018, by type

In 2018, biodiesel production in Brazil demanded approximately 5.3 million cubic meters of raw materials. The volume of soybean oil amounted to more than 3.7 million cubic meters, accounting for nearly 70 percent of the total volume of raw materials.

Volume of raw materials used in biodiesel production in Brazil in 2018, by type

Volume in thousand cubic meters
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Release date

August 2019



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Special properties

Only pure biodiesel (B100) production

Supplementary notes

* Including bovine, chicken and swine fat.
** Including palm oil, peanut oil, forage-turnip oil, sunflower oil, castor oil, sesame oil, used frying oil, and other fatty materials.
Figures have been rounded.

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