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JAKARTA – Economic Coordinating Minister Airlangga Hartarto said that the Indonesian palm oil industry had played an important role in eradicating poverty, which is in line with the sustainable development goals set by the United Nations (UN) in 2015. Such contribution is mainly realized through employment of 16 million workers ...
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JAKARTA – Indonesia and Malaysia have established a synergy to push up the trading value of palm oil. The synergy is realized through the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on the purchase of palm sludge oil (PSO, a type of palm oil waste) by Malaysia at the volume ...
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JAKARTA – Palm oil companies and smallholders should further strengthen their partnerships, which are the key factor in maintaining palm oil supply chain and increasing sustainability and competitiveness at the global market. (more…) ...
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JAKARTA – There is no denying that palm oil has given a very significant contribution to the foreign exchange earnings of Indonesia. It has proven during the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020 when the exports of palm oil contributed the foreign exchange at US$22.97 billion and enabled the country to maintain ...
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JAKARTA – The “no palm oil” labels on food products are seen as part of negative campaigns to weaken the competitiveness of the palm oil products, which command the largest market share in the global market of vegetable oils. (more…) ...
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JAKARTA – Based on the ministry of energy and mineral resources’ (MEMR) regulation (Permen ESDM) No.11/2019, the Indonesian government has prohibited the export of nickel ore as of  01 January 2020 as part of efforts to boost the expansion of the country’s local smelting industry. (more…) ...
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JAKARTA – The government, through the oil palm plantation fund management board (BPDPKS), has allocated a fund of Rp5.567 trillion to finance the replanting program of 180,000 hectares oil palm plantations this year. (more…) ...
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JAKARTA – The Oil Palm Plantation Fund Management Board (BPDPKS) President Director Eddy Abdurrachman said that the government will change its strategy in countering the negative campaigns against the crude palm oil (CPO) at the global market, mainly in Europe. (more…) ...
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JAKARTA – Global consumers have been increasingly aware on the sustainability of agricultural and plantation products, including the palm oil from Indonesia. (more…) ...
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JAKARTA – Possibly, there are still many people who assume that the palm oil is identical with cholesterol. They think foods that are processed with palm oil are the source of bad cholesterol. (more…) ...
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