Tag: anti-palm oil

Indonesia ban on Belgian dairy gains momentum in response to ban on Indonesian palm oil biofuels

Indonesia ban on Belgian dairy gains momentum in response to ban on Indonesian palm oil biofuels

May 30, 2021 |

In Indonesia, Palm Oil Monitor reports the growing possibility of a ban on all Belgian milk and dairy products entering Indonesia, following Belgian Minister Zakia Khattabi’s announcement to ban Indonesian palm oil biofuels from entering Belgium starting in 2022. The official Indonesian Parliament website carries the comments of Dr. Herman Khaeron, Member of the International […]

Read More

Malaysia looks to follow Indonesia’s lead by removing anti-palm oil products from store shelves

Malaysia looks to follow Indonesia’s lead by removing anti-palm oil products from store shelves

September 4, 2019 |

In Malaysia, the Malaysian Reserve newspaper reports that as the country continues to look for ways to get back at the European Union for banning palm oil as biofuel feedstock, one tactic the government is exploring is to remove from store shelves products that advertise being “palm oil-free” or having “no palm oil.” Indonesia started […]

Read More

Malaysia concerned about European Parliament’s anti-palm oil report

Malaysia concerned about European Parliament’s anti-palm oil report

April 6, 2017 |

In Malaysia, not surprisingly the country is concerned about the potential impacts from the European Parliament’s non-binding but nearly unanimous vote this week seeking to end imports of non-sustainable palm oil for biofuels by the end of the decade, saying that the policy unfairly targets palm oil against other vegetable oils. The EU currently accounts […]

Read More