The Argus Biofuels service is a daily report that provides key international insights into the biodiesel, renewable diesel (HVO), ethanol, sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), biogas, feedstock and renewable fuel ticket markets. Daily news coverage and analysis is written by industry experts on subjects including present and future supply and demand and key legislative developments.

Key features


International coverage

In addition to the extensive coverage of the European and Asia-Pacific biofuels markets, this daily report provides key insights and analysis into north and south American trade and is supported by a wide-ranging series of global datasets available for download


Daily market reports

Daily price assessments and analysis, including industry leading biodiesel benchmarks UCOME, FAME 0, RME, and a full suite of HVO and SAF assessments for Europe and Asia-Pacific


Market-moving news

The latest news and market commentary will ensure you stay on top of price movements and events shaping global biofuels industry trade


Robust methodology

We continually evolve our pricing methodologies to reflect developments in the trade of biofuels and the emergence of next generation products, rather than imposing a one-size-fits-all approach


Industry data

Extensive records of physical deals for biodiesel, HVO, SAF, ethanol and feedstocks as well as pricing history for prompt and forward markets. Access to industry leading data as well including; global biodiesel, HVO and SAF plant capacities and margins, international customs data, legislative overviews, and shipping lists

Customers that benefit

The Argus Biofuels service is essential reading for anyone with exposure to the global biofuels markets. Below are examples of how some clients use this service:
  • Fuel distributors and suppliers

    Utilise our ample coverage of the biofuels market to identify trading opportunities based on spot market prices and transport costs.

  • Midstream companies

    Benefit from our data about volumes traded by producer region, enabling transport and logistics companies to anticipate shifts in local demand and adjust their operations.

  • Brokers and traders

    Utilise our pricing in the processing and procurement of fuel and blending. Traders involved in the buying and selling of ethanol use our price assessments when negotiating trades and contracts. Our assessments provide domestic and international businesses with pricing and supply intelligence.
  • Banks

    Benefit from our ethanol pricing and analysis as they provide financing to businesses supporting the advancement of the industry.

  • Financial institutions and risk managers

    Can use our data to seize investment opportunities in the biofuels sector and conduct due diligence research based on our historical database.

  • Mills

    Can benefit from our prices by keeping track of current price trends throughout the market. The accuracy of our indexes constitutes a decisive resource to help determine at what price they should sell to retailers.

Key price assessments

Argus prices are recognised by the market as trusted and reliable indicators of the real market value. Explore some of our most widely used and relevant price assessments.