Tag: EU palm oil

Malaysia set to file official WTO complaint against EU palm oil policy on Friday

Malaysia set to file official WTO complaint against EU palm oil policy on Friday

January 13, 2021 |

In Malaysia, the Malaysia Reserve reports the government is expected to officially file its complaint against the European Union’s palm oil ban at the World Trade Organization on Friday. The decision to move forward with the complaint was approved recently by the Cabinet who has committed to fight against what it feels are discriminatory policies. […]

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Indonesia Picks Up Allies In WTO Palm Fight

Indonesia Picks Up Allies In WTO Palm Fight

August 9, 2020 |

In Indonesia, the Palm Oil Monitor reports that Indonesia has picked up a number of allies in its battle with the EU over the bloc’s ban of palm oil in its renewable energy scheme. An additional 18 countries have reserved their rights to participate in the proceedings as third parties, including palm producers Malaysia, Thailand, […]

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Indonesian and Malaysian presidents meeting to strategize over EU palm oil problem

Indonesian and Malaysian presidents meeting to strategize over EU palm oil problem

August 7, 2019 |

In Indonesia, Foreign Brief reports that the country’s president is meeting with his Malaysian counterpart to strategize about how to tackle the European threat to their palm oil exports. On the table are suspending free trade talks with Europe and canceling billions of dollars’ worth of trade deals in retaliation for Europe having ignored the […]

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