2016-03-21

Chamber of commerce chief issues strong warning against boycott of Indonesian palm oil

“We really have to fight against this. The imposition of a progressive tax is definitely not a solution. We need to be resolute in our opposition to this policy,” he stressed.
 
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  2016-03-19

CIRAD says imposing higher taxes on palm oil was 'wrong action to take'

“Scientific evidence derived for long-standing partners in Indonesia shows that if the goal is to avoid deforestation and protect biodiversity, then imposing higher taxes on palm oil is the wrong action to take..."
 
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  2016-03-08

Insufficient justifications for Indonesian govt to support IPOP, claims association

There are insufficient justifications, both legal and technical, for the Indonesian government to support Indonesian Palm Oil Pledge (IPOP), says a palm-industry association...

 
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  2016-03-18

Sustainable development not sole responsibility of producing countries, says coordinating minister

Indonesia, the world’s largest CPO producer, must have the foresight and ability to anticipate future challenges and opportunities, said Indonesian Coordinating Minister for the Economy Darmin Nasution in his opening...

 
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  2016-03-06

IPOP Management conveys clear position in support of minister's decision

Executive Director of IPOP Management, Nurdiana Darus, has asserted that IPOP Management fully supports the decision of Indonesia's Minister of the Environment and Forestry, Siti Nurbaya, to conduct a detailed study of IPOP...

 
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