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Alternative fuel target too challenging, warns FTI

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The government's target for alternative fuels replacing fossil fuels in the country's energy mix is unlikely to be achieved, says the Federation of Thai Industries (FTI). 

Phichai Tinsuntisuk, chairman of the FTI's alternative energy industry club, said the aim of increasing demand for alternative fuels to 40 million litres a day by 2021, up from 5 million litres now, is "too challenging".

Thailand consumes 90 million litres per day off all fuels, with biofuels accounting for 5.5%.

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