Palm Oil Monitor Weekly Update – 14th August 2019

Palm is not a Focus for IPCC Experts – only for NGOs, media The newest IPCC special report on climate change and land is fascinating reading for anyone interested in food production and its impact on the environment. It argues quite convincingly that a meat-based diet has a more harmful impact on land systems and […]

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Palm Oil Monitor Weekly Update – 7th August 2019

EU Introduces Duties on Indonesian Biodiesel The EU has announced that it will introduce countervailing duties (CVDs) on exports of biodiesel from Indonesia. The EU has set the duties ranging between 8 and 18 per cent across the board, with a slightly reduced level for some producers such as Wilmar and Musim Mas. CVDs are […]

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The EU Communication on Deforestation: Worse Than It Seems

The Renewable Energy Directive’s planned ban on palm oil has taken its toll on the industry, but the battle is far from over as both Malaysia and Indonesia seek to take the EU to the WTO and rally support against EU regulations in the region. However, the EU has now opened a new and arguably […]

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