Will 2018 Be a Good Year for Indonesia’s Palm Oil Industry?

Although the crude palm oil price remains under pressure at the start of 2018 (as palm oil stocks touched their highest level in over two ye...

Why palm oil in products is bad news

Next time you’re brushing your teeth or applying moisturiser, or even enjoying your favourite chocolate bar, take a moment to consider the label on th...

Is the EU phasing-out palm oil-based biofuels? The European Parliament continues...

The European Parliament continues its discriminatory campaign against palm oil. On 17 January 2018, the European Parliament adopted its position o...

Palm oil industry a perpetual target

A NEW topic has recently made headlines. This concerns the spread of fake news. News which cannot be substantiated by facts. And, there is always a hi...

Leaked KPMG Report Points To Fraudulent Transactions By Rajawali Related Compani...

Fraudulent transactions made just before merger of BW and GEH into EHP and sale to Felda A due diligence report by KPMG for FGV in relation to the Ea...

New Asia-Pacific Trade Agreement Lacks Protections for One-Sixth of World’s Fore...

In an era of rising anti-globalisation and protectionism, countries in the Asia-Pacific region have turned their eyes to the China-backed Regional Com...

Palm oil & biodiversity loss

Large-scale conversion of tropical forests to oil palm plantations has a devastating impact on a huge number of plant and animal species. Specific ...

Palm Oil Nears Bear Market as Chinese Demand Outlook Worsens

Indonesia’s production of crude palm oil (CPO) is estimated to reach 31 million tons this year, up from an expected 29.5 million tons in 2014, accordi...

As the Global Demand for Palm Oil Surges, Indonesia’s Rainforests Are Being Dest...

Tracts of land are being cleared to make way for palm plantations, releasing vast quantities of CO2 and giving poachers easy access to endangered Helm...

Indonesia’s palm oil production is smoking out its neighbors

Its dry season in Indonesia, which in some parts means it’s time to clear more land for palm oil plantations—with fire. In recent days, most of Sumatr...

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