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  • Estate owners demand WHO journal retract article against palm oil or apologise
    The Malaysian Estate Owners Association pointed out the unfair comparisons made in the article where it was biased against the palm oil industry while leaving out the impact of rival product in the soy industry which the West favours. — Reuters pic KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 17 ― The Malaysian Estate Owners Association (MEOA) has demanded […]
  • Europe’s palm oil strategy is fading
    A vote by the French National Assembly to exclude palm oil from their list of eligible biofuels will have implications for the EU’s new renewable energy law, writes Pierre Bois d’Enghien. Pierre Bois d’Enghien, is an agronomist and environmental expert, who has worked with many of Europe’s leading players in plantations and agricultural development. He also […]
  • Malaysia seeks to implement B20 for transport sector in 2020
    Malaysia targets to raise its biofuel mandate in the transport sector to B20 by 2020, from B10 currently, and for industrial sector to B10, from B7, according to Primary Industries minister Teresa Kok. PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia targets to raise its biofuel mandate in the transport sector to B20 by 2020, from B10 currently, and for industrial […]
    The French National Assembly had on 19 December 2018 voted to exclude the use of palm oil as biodiesel feedstock and to end tax incentives for adding palm oil to diesel fuel as of 2020. French parliamentarians also decided to treat palm oil diesel as a regular fuel and not as a green fuel – […]
  • Asia’s palm oil industry braces for backlash at home
    Environmental concerns no longer an issue only in Western markets SARAH HILTON and ERI SUGIURA, Nikkei staff writersFEBRUARY 09, 2019 15:47 JST A worker collects fruit at a palm plantation in Malaysia, one of the world’s biggest producers of palm oil. (Getty Images) TOKYO — Signs that a consumer backlash against palm oil is spreading to […]
  • Malaysia Jan palm oil stockpiles forecast to fall from record high
    KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s palm oil stockpiles at the end of January are forecast to fall from the previous month’s record high as production eases and exports increase, according to a Reuters survey. Falling inventories will add to the recovery in benchmark palm oil prices since last November when they fell to their lowest in three […]
  • B10 mandate lifts CPO price
    Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamed launches B10 transportation sector biodiesel Programme in Putrajaya in this filepic. Also present are Primary Industry minister Teresa Kok (third left), Deputy minister Datuk Seri Shamsul Iskandar Md Akin (partly hidden), Sarawak deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas (second left) and ministry secretary general Datuk Zurinah Pawanteh […]


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  • French government boycott unfair to indigenous farmers February 18, 2019
    The Dayak Oil Palm Planters Association (Doppa) is urging the French government to reconsider its decision to exclude palm oil from raw materials approved for use in biofuel. Its vice-president Rita Insol said French lawmakers had voted to remove palm oil from the country’s biofuel scheme as of 2020, following longstanding controversy about the environmental […]
  • Estate owners demand WHO journal retract article against palm oil or apologise February 18, 2019
    The Malaysian Estate Owners Association (MEOA) has demanded that the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) Bulletin retract an article published last month which had painted the palm oil industry in a bad light. MEOA vice-president Gan Tee Jin demanded in an open letter to the bulletin’s editor in Chief Laragh Gollogly, that the organisation remove the […]
  • Palm oil seen hitting RM2,400 per tonne February 18, 2019
    The price of palm oil is expected to increase gradually to reach RM2,400 per tonne this year, said Deputy Primary Industries Minister Datuk Seri Shamsul Iskandar Mohd Akin. Citing a Reuters study, he said the rise may be attributed to several factors, including surging demand from the chocolate and fuel industries, domestically and globally.
  • Malaysian palm oil price snaps four days of losses on likely lower Feb output February 15, 2019
    Malaysian palm oil futures jumped more than 1 percent in the second half of trade on Thursday, ending the day higher on expectations of slowing February output in line with seasonal trend and improving exports. The benchmark palm oil contract for April delivery on the Bursa Malaysia Derivatives Exchange was up 1 percent at 2,272 […]
  • Indonesia defends palm oil after EU targets 2030 phase-out in road fuel February 14, 2019
    Indonesia, the world's biggest producer of palm oil, will not accept an EU plan to curb the use of crops that cause deforestation, and argued that its higher production yield made it better placed to meet global demand, a senior Indonesian official said. A European Union draft due to come into effect after four weeks […]