The Reality of ‘Haze’ Season in Southeast Asia
The Reality of ‘Haze’ Season in Southeast Asia Media reporting around recent haze over Southeast Asia has once again tilted towards a poorly informed ‘blame game,’ aimed at palm oil producers. It is important to be able to correct these misconceptions, and to establish the reality around the haze in
Vegetable Oil vs Vegetable Oil: Trade Barriers Over Palm Oil
TRADE POLICY ISSUES. Palm oil is undoubtedly one of the commodities that has been developed to improve the economic and social fabric of palm producing nations. The comparative advantage that palm oil has over rapeseed, amongst others, that is largely produced in Europe, has created unprecedented challenges
To Tie in with Thailand
BANGKOK - The newly appointed Executive Director of Council of Palm Oil Producing Countries (CPOPC), Tan Sri Datuk Dr Yusof Basiron, conducted a two-day visit to Bangkok, Thailand, in early July 2019. The essence of the visit was to introduce CPOPC’s new board of directors, as the organization seeks
The New Executive Director
JAKARTA - Former CEO of Malaysian Palm Oil Council (MPOC), who was also an Advisor to the Minister of Plantation Industries of Malaysia, Tan Sri Datuk Dr Yusof Basiron, has been appointed as the new Executive Director of the Council of Palm Oil Producing Countries (CPOPC), effective 1 June 2019. Dr Yusof
The EU Unaltered
BRUSSELS - The European Union (EU) remained at resolute position over the Delegated Regulation Supplementing Directive 2018/2001 of the EU Renewable Energy Directive II that entered into force on 10 June 2019. The Delegated Act shall remove palm oil from EU bio fuel market.
Welcome Colombia!
PUTRAJAYA – Colombia is officially approved to be the third member of the Council of Palm Oil Producing Countries (CPOPC) to join Indonesia and Malaysia. The approval come out during the 5th Ministerial Meeting of CPOPC held on 8 November 2018 in Putrajaya, Malaysia, in response to the Colombia’s Foreign
Vatican Stands Behind Palm Oil
ROME - Building on a high-level meeting between Indonesia Minister and Pope Francis just two weeks earlier, Vatican sponsored an international conference on palm oil in mid May 2018 in Rome, Italy, insinuating The Holy See support for the most productive vegetable oil.
Vegetable Oil vs Vegetable Oil: Trade Barriers Over Palm Oil
TRADE POLICY ISSUES. Palm oil is undoubtedly one of the commodities that has been developed to improve the economic and social fabric of palm producing nations. The comparative advantage that palm oil has over rapeseed, amongst others, that is largely produced in Europe, has created unprecedented challenges
Dealing with the paradox of the versatility of palm oil
TECHNICAL REGULATIONS AND STANDARDS. The versatility of palm oil and its extensive use in food industrial and energy applications means that this commodity and downstream products have to meet very stringent technical regulations and standards on health, safety and quality grounds.
Value added for a better life: From food to fuel.
INDUSTRIAL COOPERATION TOWARDS VALUE ADDED PRODUCTION. The production of crude palm oil into value added is essential to ensuring that palm oil producing nations can support the continued improvement of health, education and social services which helps underpins the efforts made by Governments in developing
Palm Oil Producing Countries are Leading the World on Agricultural Sustainability
INDUSTRIAL COOPERATION TOWARDS VALUE ADDED PRODUCTION. The production of crude palm oil into value added is essential to ensuring that palm oil producing nations can support the continued improvement of health, education and social services which helps underpins the efforts made by Governments in developing
Two Vacant Positions: Senior Staffs
Types of employment: 4 months of probation, with potential extension for permanent staff.
Location: Jakarta
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