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Asahan Regency Kicks Off Oil Palm Tree Replanting Program

Oil palm smallholders in some regions in Indonesia keep working while they are fighting against COVID-19 pandemic. In Asahan Regency,...

Palm Oil Companies Contribute to Fight Against COVID-19

Indonesian palm oil companies have been starting a number of initiatives in response to help limit the spread of the COVID-19. Recently,...

Politeknik Kampar Produces and Distributes Hand Sanitizer

Politeknik Kampar, a polytechnic institution in Indonesian Province of Riau produced hand sanitizer to be distributed freely in an...

Govt to Set Out Palm Oil Export Strategy to Anticipate...

Indonesian Ministry of Agriculture is working on new strategies to improve palm oil export by eyeing other market in anticipation...

President Joko Widodo Enacts Regulation to Support ISPO...

Indonesian President Joko Widodo has enacted a Presidential Regulation No. 44 Year 2020 to support Indonesian Sustainable Palm Oil...

Petrokimia Gresik and SBRC IPB to Produce Surfactants

Indonesian fertilizer company PT Petrokimia Gresik has signed a collaboration agreement with Surfactant Bioenergy Research Centre...

Demand CPO for Energy Industry Predicted to be Higher

Crude Palm Oil (CPO) utilization is predicted to shift from oleofood and oleochemcial to biohydrocarbon industry in the five years...

BPDPKS Signs MoU on Research and Development on Biofuel

Research and Development Agency of Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources (MEMR), the Indonesia Oil Palm Plantations Fund Management...

CPO Reference Price is Set at US$786,63/Ton in March 2020

Indonesian government lowered export reference price for crude palm oil (CPO) to US$786,63/ton in March 2020, down 6,32% from US$839,69/ton...

BPDPKS Steps Up Coordination to Boost Oil Palm Replanting

President Director of BPDPKS Eddy Abdurrachman planned to strengthen coordination and communication among stakeholders to improve...

Finance Minister Appoints Eddy Abdurrachman as BPDPKS President...

Indonesia’s Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati has appointed Eddy Abdurrachman as the new President Director of the Indonesia...

Indonesia Aims to B40-Ready by July 2021

Indonesian government plans to start using biodiesel 40% (B40) by July 2021. Coordinating Economics Minister Airlangga Hartarto asked...

Indonesia-India Discuss Palm Oil Trade Barriers

Indonesian and Indian Government held a billateral talk to discuss trade between the two countries, including on palm oil, betel palm,...

Dutch King to Hold Dialogue with Indonesian Farmers on...

Dutch King Willem-Alexander will pay a state visit to Indonesia from 10 to 13 March 2020. In trying to figure out implementation of...

Lower Gas Price Improves Competitiveness in Oleochemical...

Industrial sector in Indonesia is looking forward to implementation of Presidential Regulation (Perpres) No. 40/2016 on gas pricing...