May 31, 2022 | 11:59
Indonesia has received its first requests for palm oil export permits, some of which could be granted on May 30, Veri Anggriono, a senior official of the Indonesian Ministry of Trade said.
May 22, 2022 | 15:27
Indonesia will lift its palm oil export ban from May 23, following improvements in the domestic cooking oil supply situation, the country's President Joko Widodo has announced.
December 16, 2019 | 14:36
Indonesia has filed a World Trade Organization lawsuit against the European Union over plans to phase out palm oil-based biofuel for cars, the trade ministry said.
November 27, 2019 | 13:26
Companies that make top brands including Kit Kat chocolate and Dove soap may face fines if they fail to buy more green palm oil under new rules aimed at improving the controversial industry's environmental sustainability.
November 16, 2019 | 09:32
France's parliament on Friday voted down a proposed tax break on palm oil - which would have hugely benefited energy giant Total - after lawmakers and environmental activists complained the legislation had been rushed through the day before without proper debate.
May 07, 2019 | 08:54
Malaysia on Monday (May 6) accused the EU of launching a "trade war" over a plan to curb the use of palm oil in biofuels and threatened retaliatory action at the WTO.
September 24, 2018 | 10:53
Indonesian palm oil farmer Kawal Surbakti says his livelihood is under attack, but the threat is not from insects or hungry orangutans eating his prized crop.