Palm Oil Monitor Weekly Update – 10th September 2019

Trade War Update The EU has hit back at Indonesia’s proposal to slap duties in European dairy products in response to the EU’s countervailing duties on biodiesel, with its most aggressive statement to date. According to news reports, the EU’s Head of Trade and Economics for Indonesia, Raffaele Quarto said: “What the WTO does not […]

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Palm Oil Monitor Weekly Update – 3rd September 2019

Trade War Update As stated last week, a number of commentators are now referring to the palm oil spat between the EU and ASEAN countries as a ‘trade war’. POM will be happy to use that term for the time being – and until told otherwise. Here’s a roundup of the latest developments. Malaysia Malaysia’s […]

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Palm Oil Monitor Weekly Update – 22nd August 2019

Malaysia looks for palm friendly UK FTA Malaysian Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad has called on the UK to commence negotiating a trade agreement with Malaysia once the Brexit process is completed. Unsurprisingly, he has specifically called on the UK to take a different approach on palm oil when it comes to renewable fuels. The […]

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