Thailand re-examining ethanol policy in light of falling oil prices

In Thailand, the energy ministry is reviewing its plans to promote ethanol consumption in light of lower petrol prices. The policy had been to consume 9 billion liters annually by 2021, up from 3.5 billion liters now, but cheaper gasoline will make the aims difficult to achieve. Promoting E85 has been ruled out because it would require subsidies, but E20 may still be an option.

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