US biodiesel exports up in May

The U.S. exported 82,320.3 metric tons of biodiesel and biodiesel blends of B30 or greater in May, up from 69,488.5 metric tons in April and 69,973 metric tons in May 2020, according to data released by the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service on July 2.

The U.S. exported biodiesel to seven countries in May. Canada was the top destination at 70,496.6 metric tons, followed by Peru at 6,460.6 metric tons and the Netherlands at 5,000 metric tons.

The value of U.S. biodiesel exports reached $94.22 million in May, up from $74.53 million in April and $57.26 million in May 2020.