Biodisel consumption in Indonesia to drop heavily

August 21st, 2020

Biodiesel consumption was expected to reach 8.3M kl, down from 9.6M kl of subsidized FAME allocated for 2020, missing the mandated target by nearly 15%. The lower fuel consumption had been primarily driven by lower aviation fuel and gasoline consumption due to social restrictions imposed during COVID-19 lockdowns. However the decline in diesel consumption was less steep due to commercial vehicle activity remaining relatively more active during the pandemic,