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Govt Plans to Launch B40 Test

Indonesian government is preparing a test for biodiesel 40% or B40 by March 2020. Currently, the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources...

Muba to Begin Harvesting on Replanted Oil Palm Plantations

Musi Banyuasin (Muba) Regency of South Sumatra province has set out its plans to begin harvesting palm oil from plantations that were...

CPO Export in January-October 2019 Rose 2%

Indonesia’s shipment of palm oil products and its derivatives rose 2% in January-October 2019 compared to the same period of 2018,...

BPDPKS Raises Palm Oil Fund’s Sustainability through Government...

BPDPKS plans to expand placement of its funds under management to some productive investment instruments, including government bonds...

MPR Chairperson Supports Indonesian Lawsuit On European...

Chairman of the People’s Consultative Assembly (MPR) Bambang Soesatyo supported the Indonesian government's decision to submit the...

18 Producers to Supply FAME for B30 Program

PT Pertamina (Persero) has collaborated with 18 biofuel producers to supply FAME (Fatty Acid Methyl Ester) in a bid to implement biodiesel...

Online PSR Application Increases Distribution of BPDPKS...

Funds disbursement to support smallholders’ oil palm plantations replanting program (PSR) has increased significantly after the institution...

Indonesia Raises Palm Oil Issue at Negotiations on IEU-CEPA

Indonesia and the European Union (EU) continued the 9th round of negotiations on the Indonesia-European Union (IEU) Comprehensive...

House Wants Palm Oil Included in Trade Negotiations

JAKARTA—The House of Representatives member called on the Government to include palm oil issues in every trade negotiations, including...

Biodiesel Market Price Index for November 2019 Set Lower...

JAKARTA—Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources (MEMR) has set biodiesel Market Price Index (MPI) for period of November 2019 at...

Vice President Calls for Increased Palm Oil Production...

DENPASAR-Vice President Ma’ruf Amin has suggested to the national palm oil industry to improve productivity of oil palm plantations...

BPPT Develops Cattle Breeding in Oil Palm Plantations

JAKARTA- The Indonesian Agency for Assessment and Application of Technology (BPPT) together with Indonesia-Australia Partnership on...