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Liquid biofuels (for transport)

Biofuels are produced from organic materials (from biomass or biodegradable fractions of wastes). The statistical reporting includes the following products: bioethanol, biodiesel, biomethanol, bio-dimethyl-ether, bio-ETBE (ethyl-tertio-butyl-ether produced on 13 the basis of bioethanol), bio-MTBE (methyl-tertio-butyl-ether produced on the basis of biomethanol). Also natural plant oils may serve as biofuels. The aforementioned products are used as biocomponents added to engine fuels produced from oil. The most frequently used additives are: bioethanol (engine fuels additive) and biodiesel (diesel fuels additive).

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