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Argus Biofuels

An Argus market service, published daily 

Argus RME price

The daily Argus Biofuels report includes RED compliant biodiesel prices for RME, SME and FAME 0 and PME, which are the key indexes for European swaps and physical deals. These prices are also used by exchanges to settle contracts. Asia-Pacific palm oil prices are also listed.

This global report also publishes prices for T2 ethanol in northwest Europe as well as daily price differentials between benchmark Argus gasoline and ethanol prices and coverage the US Gulf and Asia-Pacific ethanol markets.

Argus Biofuels includes prices for Renewable Energy Directive (RED) compliant ethanol.

Argus features daily prices and market analysis for waste-derived biodiesel from UCOME and TME.

The Argus Biofuels report shows daily crude rapeseed oil prices (fob Dutch mill prices). A separate RSO midday report gives early indications, based on actual transactional data for crude rapeseed oil, while also featuring the previous day’s biodiesel price assessments.

Argus Biofuels shows daily price indications for the main grades of US biofuels, while also featuring a weekly market wrap for South American biofuels markets.

Argus uses market-appropriate methodology to ensure clarity and deliver robust prices. Developed in consultation with market participants, the Argus methodology provides a clear point of difference. As a result of this approach, the Argus biodiesel price has become the index assessment for the biodiesel market in Europe.

In addition Argus Direct features fundamentals information such as a bulletin board showing biodiesel deals done in the trading window, refinery capacity utilisation statistics for several European countries and a breakdown of biofuel and renewable energy legislation across the EU.

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Markets Covered 

  • Biodiesel physical and paper markets - including RME, FAME 0, PME, SME, FAME -10
  • Ethanol T2
  • All biofuels assessments are compliant with the Renewable Energy Directive for sustainable biofuels
  • Feedstocks - rapeseed oil, Asian palm oil and Argentinian soybean oil

The Argus Biofuels service provides key biofuels prices, delivered in a prompt and flexible manner.


Anyone with exposure to the global biofuels market will find the Argus Biofuels publication essential. Our subscribers include traders, brokers, risk managers, planners, analysts, finance officers, governments, regulators, tax authorities, oil companies with biofuels operations, senior executives and exchanges.

Subscribers enjoy market-leading coverage written by industry experts.

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