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Chinese Province Introduces New Ethanol Fuel Mandate.

China Daily recently reported that Liaoning Province introduced new regulations this month requiring all gasoline sold in the province to contain 10 percent ethanol.

According to China Daily, the new regulations, from which only military and state strategic storage facilities are exempt, requires that the price of the new fuel match standard gasoline prices and imposes fines between 5,000 yuan (approximately $600) and 30,000 yuan (approximately $3,600) for violations within the province.

China Daily noted that the government has authorized ethanol suppliers in the Jilin, Heilongjiang, Henan and Anhui provinces.

(CHINA DAILY: 11/01)
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Publication:Alternative Transportation Fuels Today
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Date:Nov 11, 2004
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