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Indonesia’s freeze on palm oil plantation permits lacks transparency: industry watchdog

BANGKOK (Reuters) – Indonesia’s freeze on palm oil plantation permits lacks transparency, making it difficult to assess its effectiveness, and the government should provide updated information, an …

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EU defends stance on palm oil amid Indonesia’s backlash

The EU has defended its stance on palm oil and warned against any threat of retaliation by the Indonesian government, leading to a rise in trade tensions between the two jurisdictions. The EU, which …

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Indonesia’s Pertamina says oil spill recovery will take until March 2020

JAKARTA (Reuters) – Clean-up efforts after an oil spill from a well in Indonesia’s Java Sea will take until at least March next year, state energy firm Pertamina said on Thursday as it struggles to …

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How Indonesia’s election puts global biodiversity at stake with an impending war on palm oil

Bill Laurance receives funding various scientific and philanthropic organisations. He is the director of the Centre for Tropical Environmental and Sustainability Science at James Cook University …

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Indonesia’s 2018 palm oil exports rise 8 percent: GAPKI

Indonesia’s 2018 exports of palm oils, including oleochemical and biodiesel shipments, rose 8 percent from a year earlier to 34.6 million tonnes, the Indonesian Palm Oil Association (GAPKI) said on We…

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Indonesia’s anti-graft agency ‘eager to intervene’ in palm oil sector

A new video by Indonesia’s Corruption Eradication Commission, the KPK, suggests the agency is taking a closer look than ever before at the country’s palm oil sector. Many palm oil companies …

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Indonesia’s Palm Oil Curse

101 East exposes how companies and the government are turning a blind eye to the human cost of palm oil production. Indonesia is the world’s largest producer of palm oil. From chocolate and ice cream …

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Indonesia’s palm oil output, exports down in June – Reuters survey

Exports and output of palm oil from Indonesia, the world’s top producer of the vegetable oil, fell in June from a month earlier, according to the median results of a Reuters survey of two industry gro…

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Indonesia’s Crude Palm Oil exports decline 2% in H1 2018

Indonesia’s shipments of Crude Palm Oil and its derivative products declined in the first half of this year as demand dropped amid import tariffs, the industry association said. Data from the Indonesi…

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Palm oil from Indonesia’s shrinking forests taints global brands: report

JAKARTA (Reuters) – Palm oil sourced from illegally cleared rainforest areas in Indonesia has flowed through traders to major consumer goods brands despite widespread commitments to cease purchases of …

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