Indonesia calls Greenpeace-CNN report ‘absurd’
Indonesia’s Deputy Foreign Minister Mahendra Siregar has taken a broadside at both CNN and Greenpeace, for a particularly un-constructive look at palm oil, deforestation and fires in East Malaysia and Kalimantan. Palm Oil Monitor issued… Read more
In our first instalment of the EU Palm Oil Gate, we released internal documents that confirmed Europe knowingly moved against palm oil in violation of WTO rules. The blowback from Europe’s most vital trading partner in South East Asia is… Read more
People who don’t know anything about palm oil really shouldn’t be writing “gotcha” articles about palm oil. The latest in that genre – from none other than CNN – is replete with errors of fact, data, and assumption. It’s more… Read more
Trade Update: Malaysia and WTO, EU goes harder on RI
Malaysian officials stated that it would file its WTO complaint on the EU Renewable Energy Directive (RED) in the first quarter of 2020.
At an event in Malaysia last week,… Read more
EU Reacts to POM documents
The EU has been caught on the hop in recent days over the ‘Palm Gate’ documents uncovered by Palm Oil Monitor.
For those who missed it, Palm Oil Monitor gained access to a number of… Read more