Promotion in Latvia


Updated: 18.01.2019

Author: Ilze Upatniece

Summary of support schemes

  • Fuel blending. An obligation for fuel traders to sell petrol and diesel containing 4.5 - 7% of biofuels.
  • Tax regulation mechanism. Companies processing, holding, receiving or dispatching energy products are obliged to pay excise tax. This amount is reduced for fuels blended with biofuels.


The tax regulation mechanism applies to biofuels only. 

Statutory provisions

  • Law on Excise Duties (Par akcīzes nodokli)
  • Requirements for Conformity Assessment of Petrol and Diesel Fuel (Noteikumi par benzīna un dīzeļdegvielas atbilstības novērtēšanu)


Further information