Policy status:In Force
Date Effective:2005
Date Amended:


Policy Type:Regulatory Instruments, Regulatory Instruments>Codes and standards
Policy Target:Bioenergy, Bioenergy>Biofuels for transport
Policy Sector:Transport
Agency:Ministry of Economy
Legal References:1) Biofuel Law; 2) Cabinet Regulation No.332 of 26 September 2000 “Requirements for Conformity Assessment of Petrol and Diesel Fuell”; 3) Cabinet Regulation No. 648

In Latvia, only diesel with biodiesel content of 4.5–5% by volume of the total amount of end product, and petrol with 4.5–5% bioethanol content by volume of the total amount of petrol may be sold.

The requirement on the mandatory admixture of 5% biofuel does not apply to Class 0, 1, 2, 3 and 4 diesel for use in arctic or severe winter conditions. The mandatory admixture of biofuel applies to Category A, B, C, D, E and F diesel and petrol with octane number 95 for use in temperate climatic conditions.

Last modified: Wed, 13 Nov 2013 14:41:13 CET