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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...

Policy Change on Import Duties Pushes Palm Oil Export to...

JAKARTA—India’s policy to reduce import duties on Indonesian processed palm oil to 45% has risen Indonesia’s shipment to India.

Palm Oil Producing Countries Convene, Recommend Actions...

KUALA LUMPUR—Nine world’s major palm oil producing countries convened on 18 November 2019 at the 2nd Ministerial Meeting of Palm Oil...

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...

Visiting Bali, BPDPKS and MEMR Enrich Students Views on...

DENPASAR—the Indonesia Oil Palm Plantation Fund Management Agency (BPDPKS) colaborated with Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources...

Mandatory Use of B20 Leads to a Rise in CPO Production

JAKARTA—Indonesia’s crude palm oil (CPO) production rose 14% in January-August 2019 on the back of implementation of mandatory use...

Govt Introduces Gastro-diplomacy to Boost Growth

JAKARTA - Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA), in collaboration with Indonesian Gastronomy Association (IGA), hosted the National Seminar...

Finance Minister Regulation 136/PMK.05/2019 on Third Revision...

The Government has enacted Finance Minister Regulation No 136/PMK.05/2019 concerning the Third Amendment to Finance Minister Regulation...

Presidential Instruction 5/2019 on Stopping New Permits...

President Joko Widodo, on 7 August 2019, signed Presidential Instruction (Inpres) number 5 year 2019 concerning stopping new permits...

1 January 2020, Cooking Oils Must be Packaged

JAKARTA—The Government of Indonesia makes it mandatory for cooking oils to be packaged, and stops circulation of bulk cooking oils.

Vice President Calls on People to Consume Cooking Oil Properly

JAKARTA—Vice President Jusuf Kalla called on people to maintain a healthy lifestyle, by consuming cooking oil properly.

BPDPKS Gets Two New Directors

JAKARTA- Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati has just appointed two new directors of the Indonesia Oil Palm Plantations Fund Management...

Biodiesel MPI for October 2019 Rises to Rp 7.358/liter

BIODIESEL Market Price Index (MPI) for October 2019 is set higher as Crude Palm Oil (CPO) price has risen.

Indonesia and The Netherlands Form Partnership on Sustainable...

INDONESIA and the Netherlands have entered into a memorandum of understanding on joint production on sustainable palm oil, enabling...