Colombia joins Malaysia and Indonesia on crusade to save palm oil from EU discrimination

April 10, 2019 |

In Belgium, the New Straits Times newspaper reports that Colombia has officially joined Malaysia and Indonesia in calling for the European Union to drop its discriminatory treatment of palm oil for biodiesel production. About 95% of the world’s palm oil is produced by the three countries. The countries claim that the ILUC risk policy under the EU’s Renewable Energy Directive II is scientifically flawed and discriminates against palm oil in favor of soy oil and rapeseed oil feedstocks.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Tags: , ,

Category: Producer News

Thank you for visting the Digest.