EU policy counterproductive

Jumat, 12 April 2019| Jakarta Post The European Union would be well advised to review its energy policy that classifies biofuels from palm oil as unsustainable, as this could be counterproductive to the global fight against climate change and endanger Indonesia-EU relations. We support and appreciate the EU’s concerns over the risks of climate change…

Uniting ASEAN against EU

Kamis, 11 April 2019 | The Jakarta Post We call on ASEAN leaders to form a united front as a regional grouping to demonstrate full support to President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo and Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, who have signed and sent a joint letter toeofficiallyeprotest the European Union’s plan to remove palm oil from…

Palm oil producers eye domestic market amid challenges

Monday, 18 March 2019 | thejakartapost.com Amid tough global market challenges, the country’s palm oil producers have to start expanding in the domestic market in order to boost absorption and stay afloat. Palm oil producer PT Astra Agro Lestari (AALI), part of diversified conglomerate Astra International, is no exception. Astra Agro Lestari president director Santosa said…

Trade Ministry simplifies exports of palm oil and its derivatives

Tuesday, 19 March 2019 | en.antaranews.com Jakarta (ANTARA) – The Trade Ministry simplified exports of palm oil and derivative products by revoking Trade Ministerial Regulation No. 54 of 2015 on Verification/Technical Tracking of Palm Oil, Crude Palm Oil (CPO), and Derivative Products’ Exports. “In addition to increasing effectiveness, the revocation of Trade Ministerial Decree also aims…