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  • PM: Retaliation inevitable if EU continues to treat palm oil industry unfairly
    Prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad with Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin at the press conference after Special Cabinet Committee on Anti-Corruption meeting. Bernama By Azura Abas, Manirajan Ramasamy March 19, 2019 @ 8:12pm PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia may be forced to retaliate if the European Union (EU) continues to treat Malaysian palm oil industry unfairly, said Tun […]
  • DPM: French leaders admit campaign on M’sian palm oil baseless
    Several French parliamentarians and political leaders have admitted the negative campaign of the European Union on Malaysian palm oil is unfounded, says Deputy Prime Minister Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail. The views were expressed by MPs and politicians of France in a meeting with Wan Azizah at a hotel in Paris today. “The members of […]
  • Palm oil discrimination makes it difficult to conclude FTAs
    Ministry of International Trade and Industry (Miti) deputy secretary general (trade) Datuk Seri Norazman Ayob said Malaysia is not likely to to conclude free trade agreement (FTA) talks with the EU and Efta if palm oil continues to be discriminated with tariff and technical trade barriers. .–fotoBERNAMA (2019) COPY RIGHTS RESERVED By OOI TEE CHING – March 14, […]
  • Our Story: how Palm Oil has Changed our Lives
    Our Story Video   Notes : Malaysia produced 19.52 million tonnes of crude palm oil in 2018, accounting for 27% of the world’s palm oil production of 72.48 million tonnes. The oil palm provides livelihood to some 650,000 smallholders and over 3.2 million Malaysians who rely onthe palm oil industry. This is not withstanding the multiplier and spin-off […]
  • EU Trying to Go Green and Avoid Trade War With Palm Oil Giants
    European Commission sets criteria for sustainable biofuels Palm oil producers warned curbs on shipments risk retaliation By Ewa Krukowska (Bloomberg) — The European Union set new criteria for the use of palm oil in biofuels in a balancing act to avert a trade war with producers in Asia while appeasing climate protagonists at home. The measure approved by the European Commission […]
  • Countering the West’s hypocrisy over Palm oil
    THE biggest victims of the palm oil crisis are mostly the rural people — the government linked companies and agencies appear not to be doing enough to find a solution to the crisis. We have been too defensive and fighting a losing war with the West. It’s like David fighting Goliath, with the odds heavily […]
  • Palm oil in hot soup?
    UNDER pressure for years from three fronts – the environmentalists, the competitors of palm oil (lobbyists for other edible oils), and the bankers (Norwegian Sovereign Fund stopped financing 33 companies dealing in palm oil) – the countries in the European Union are phasing out the purchase of the edible oil, slowly but steadily. Understandably, two […]

 

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  • Act fast to promote palm oil March 26, 2019
    Malaysia must act fast in promoting its palm oil to new markets in the Middle East and Africa, says Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok. This is because other palm oil-producing countries are also trying their best to penetrate the markets there. “We see that many competing palm oil-producing nations have entered these new markets. “If […]
  • Indonesia pushes palm companies to take legal action against the EU March 26, 2019
    Indonesia's government said on Monday it will encourage the country's palm oil companies to file lawsuits against the European Union if the bloc goes ahead with a plan to phase out use of the commodity in renewable transport fuel. Indonesia, the world's biggest palm oil producer, has strongly condemned the EU move to classify palm […]
  • Dr M: European nations more interested in making money when they 'criminalise' palm oil March 25, 2019
    European nations are feigning concern that planting oil palm adversely affects the environment, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad (pic). The Prime Minister said that in actual fact, these nations were more concerned about making money. "They say they love animals but I think it is money that they really love. "Palm oil is cheap as […]
  • M’sia to switch to Chinese fighter jets if palm oil ban continues: Mahathir March 25, 2019
    After having warned the European Union that Malaysia would retaliate if it continued with its ban on Malaysian palm oil, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today said that one of the retaliatory measures could be Malaysia switching to China for its fighter jets. “If they keep on taking action against us (banning our palm […]
  • Palm oil firms take part in 'Love My Palm Oil' campaign March 22, 2019
    Thirty-one producers of palm oil-based products have agreed to put the "Sayangi Sawitku” labels on their products in support of the Government’s “Love My Palm Oil” campaign. Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok Suh Sim said the move was agreed to at a meeting with representatives of the companies here today. The companies, which are involved […]