Saturday, March 27, 2010

Cambodia: Leprosy Guo Lian Diesel

Cambodia: Leprosy Guo Lian Diesel

(Cambodia) Cambodia's first bio-diesel in order to extract the fruits of leprosy company, plans to mid-March to upgrade to a daily production capacity of 600 liters.

NCT Jacam Energy Co., Ltd. CEO Choi Su-bo accept the "Cambodia Sin Chew Daily" reporters, said that the company's bio-diesel extraction plant is located in real home province, this company now can produce 100 liter per day bio-diesel, customers mainly construction business, small power plants and rice plants, part of the diesel is also used in the company transport.

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Joint venture and a Japanese engineer, bio-diesel and the refining of the institutions are also in Japan for the design and manufacture, and production began in October last year, the initial capital of about 20 million (approximately RM 667.14 thousand ringgit).

"Company action has been gradually stabilized, we plan to introduce another machine three months, so that capacity increased to 600 liters a day."

It is learned that, NCT's real home from Cambodia's provinces, Battambang and Banteay Meanchey farmers in the hands of 1,800 kg per day of fruit leprosy. NCT paid to farmers to purchase the price of fruit per kilogram of leprosy in 15 to 20 cents a share. This company sells biodiesel price of 80 cents per liter than petrol filling stations sold diesel prices by 5 cents lower.

Choi Su-wave estimate: "The current leprosy in Cambodia fruit cultivation area of about 5,000 hectares." He said frankly that this company is currently facing the greatest difficulty of leprosy as a raw material supply can not meet the fruit production of bio-diesel demand.He said: "If we are able to buy more fruit of leprosy, this year we will increase our biodiesel production."

He added that the next two years, this company's goal is to produce 4,000 to 5,000 liters per day bio-diesel. He said: "We plan to sell in the domestic market, if possible, we will also seek export bio-diesel."

He said that the Cambodian farmers to plant Jatropha fruit, but they do not understand the market, and now this company began producing bio-diesel, so that would be easier to promote fruit cultivation project Leprosy.

Farmers unhappy with low purchase price

Radio Free Asia reported that Cambodian farmers on the purchase price per kilogram of fruit leprosy less than 20 cents, deeply dissatisfied with leprosy has begun to cut down their fruit trees.

In this regard, Choi Su-bo said that this company simply can not afford to improve leprosy fruit offer, because this company is sold by the bio-diesel prices, and production costs is only fair.

"We hope that someone can buy fruit leprosy left after oil extraction residue, so that we will be able to open up another way of getting money and the ability to enhance the fruit of leprosy purchase price."

He added: "Now the price of fruit leprosy is not stable, reflect market conditions, the company plans to develop contract farming, and planting fruit farmers leprosy signed an agreement, then it will stabilize the price of raw materials, but also can guarantee the supply."

Choi Su-bo said, according to this company's technology, every 3 kg of Jatropha fruit can extract a liter of biodiesel. According to a report by Industry Mines and Energy, 10 companies are looking for production of bio-diesel project. There are three of them, including the NCT include daily processing of 300 public and up to 500 liters of refined oil.