BSBIOS receives the visit of the President of Paraguay

Mário Abdo Benítez was impressed by the expressiveness of the company

On the afternoon of Thursday (05) was getting to know the installations of the biodiesel industry BSBIOS, in Passo Fundo / RS, the president of Paraguay, newly elected, and president of Mercosur, Mario Abdo Benítez. Also present were The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Antonio Rivas, the Minister Advisor on International Affairs, Federico Gonzalez, the Minister of Industry and Trade, Liz Cramer and the Ambassador of Paraguay in Brazil, Juan Ángel Delgadillo.

The president of Paraguay has been getting to know a biodiesel industry closely, similar to the investment that the ECB Group, the entrepreneur Erasmo Carlos Battistella, will make in the city of Villeta, near Asunción, Paraguay. Benítez was surprised to meet a company that, despite being young, is already so expressive. "I am happy to meet a company that makes a difference for the community and families. I am amazed at the work done here with the leadership of Erasmo and its team of workers. I believe that this workforce will be migrated to the project in our country," said the President of Paraguay.

The Paraguayan entourage was impressed by the size of the biodiesel market and the grandeur of Brazilian industries, with the quality and technology employed. Battistella said very honored by the visit: "We are very happy to welcome the president of Paraguay. This was the third president who visited BSBIOS, showing that biofuel is an important issue for Brazil and for the world, which only increases our responsibility," said the entrepreneur.

Battistella also highlighted the investment in Paraguay, omega green, which announced in February is in the final stages of financial structuring and technological and engineering detailing. "We will build a renewable diesel and renewable aviation kerosene production unit with an investment of US$800 million, which is unprecedented throughout the Southern Hemisphere," he said. The works are scheduled to start in 2020 and the lead time is estimated at 30 months.