Astra Agro Develops Own Technology to Improve Plantation Operations

Bogor, West Java. Plantation company Astra Agro Lestari claims it has developed its own technology to boost the productivity of its oil palm plantations and counter the short supply of modern plantation tools and machineries in Indonesia.  The company, a subsidiary of Astra International, has devised at least three applications and tools to manage thousands of its…

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…

This Is What the Jokowi Administration Has Done to Support Indonesia’s Palm Oil Industry

jakartaglobe.id 2nd november 2018 Nusa Dua. The palm oil industry forms a vital part of the Indonesian economy and makes a significant contribution to gross domestic product, while the commodity itself is one of the country’s biggest sources of foreign exchange revenue. In view of the sector’s importance to the nation, President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo…