Friday, 7 Zulqaidah 1439 / 20 July 2018

Friday, 7 Zulqaidah 1439 / 20 July 2018

INDEX BERITA

Indonesia, India ensure sustainable palm oil trade

Tuesday, 17 Jul 2018 03:50 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Representatives of the Indonesian Palm Oil Board (DMSI), Solvent Extractors' Association of India, and Solidaridad Network Asia Limited have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on...

FAO, IFAD support Indonesia over palm oil issue

Thursday, 17 May 2018 19:00 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Indonesia has gained support from two UN agencies -- Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) -- related to the issue...

Indonesia still has many poor people: Jokowi

Thursday, 10 May 2018 13:49 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) acknowledged that Indonesia still has many poor people who still have to be lifted up from poverty. Therefore, the government will continue...

Indonesia to prioritize trade diplomacy for palm oil

Wednesday, 09 May 2018 05:23 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The government would prioritize trade diplomacy for Indonesian palm oil sector, after the European Union Parliament's decision to exclude palm oil as biofuel source in the...

Indonesia promotes its palm oil diplomacy to EU

Friday, 27 Apr 2018 02:00 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Indonesia continued its palm oil diplomacy following the visit of its Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs Luhut B. Pandjaitan to the European Union. A press release...

Indonesia urges FAO to support its sustainable palm oil

Wednesday, 25 Apr 2018 15:06 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi has urged the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) to support the nation's sustainable palm oil. She explained palm oil...

Jusuf Kalla warns EU on discriminatory policy against CPO

Thursday, 12 Apr 2018 08:47 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Vice President Jusuf Kalla has warned the European Union not to impose a discriminatory policy on Indonesian crude palm oil and its derivative products by banning...

Indonesia, Ghana unite against negative campaign on palm oil

Wednesday, 11 Apr 2018 20:00 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, NUSA DUA -- The governments of Indonesia and Ghana have agreed to cooperate against the negative campaign on palm oil commodity. Minister of Foreign Affairs Retno Marsudi said...

Italy backs Indonesia's palm oil in European Union

Wednesday, 14 Feb 2018 02:24 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Italy is supporting Indonesia's bid to use palm oil as one of the biofuels in the European Union (EU) market, Indonesian Ambassador to Italy Esti Andayani...

Indonesia backs Guatemala in building palm oil industry

Thursday, 01 Feb 2018 02:09 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, LONDON --  The Indonesian government will support Guatemala's efforts to develop sustainable palm oil industry, Indonesian Ambassador to Mexico Yusra Khan said. He  made the remarks during a...

Palm oil exports hit record high of $23 billion last year

Wednesday, 31 Jan 2018 01:20 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Indonesia's palm oil exports hit a record high of US$22.97 billion last year, the Indonesian Association of Palm Oil Producers (GAPKI) said. The palm oil exports...

Indonesia continues dialog with EU parliament over palm oil

Saturday, 20 Jan 2018 07:42 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, LONDON -- Indonesia is continuing its discourse on palm oil with the European Parliament, the European Commission, and the European Council ahead of the trilogue negotiations on renewable energy...

Govt spends Rp3 trillion for palm oil rejuvenation program

Tuesday, 28 Nov 2017 02:44 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, SERDANG BEDAGAI -- The government has spent Rp3 trillion to fund a program to rejuvenate the palm oil plantations of people in North Sumatra Province. "We have spent Rp3...

Indonesia, Malaysia discuss four main trade issues

Saturday, 25 Nov 2017 08:30 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Indonesia and Malaysia discussed four main trade-related issues to enhance bilateral cooperation during their 12th annual consultation held in Kuching, capital of the Malaysian state of...

Indonesia asks Malaysia to fight campaign against palm oil

Thursday, 23 Nov 2017 15:02 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, KUCHING -- Indonesia has asked Malaysia to jointly fight back on campaign against palm oil. "We must unite to fight black campaign against palm oil," President Joko Widodo (Jokowi)...

Jokowi asks EU to end discrimination against palm oil

Tuesday, 14 Nov 2017 16:33 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, MANILA -- President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) speaking at the Summit Meeting commemorating the 40th anniversary of ASEAN-European Union partnership in Manila, asked the EU to end discrimination against...

Indonesia ready for trade war in vegetable oil industry

Friday, 03 Nov 2017 13:49 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, NUSA DUA -- Indonesia will be ready for a trade war, sparked by European countries, with their negative campaign against palm oil, Trade Minister Enggartiasto Lukita stated. A negative campaign...

Indonesian, Belgian foreign ministers discuss palm oil issue

Wednesday, 11 Oct 2017 18:36 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, BRUSSELS -- Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi held talks with her Belgian counterpart Didier Reynders and Vice President of the European Commission for Foreign Relations and Security Policy...

Indonesia counters negative campaign against palm oil

Tuesday, 03 Oct 2017 16:01 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Indonesia has countered the negative campaign against the palm oil industry at the World Trade Organization (WTO) forum, noted a written press statement from the Indonesian...

Indonesian delegation promotes palm oil in Switzerland

Saturday, 30 Sep 2017 09:10 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Indonesia's delegation actively promoted palm oil to Swiss businesses at the Indonesia Business Forum on Sustainable Palm Oil in Global Market in Zurich on September 28,...

Indonesia able to supply 8 million tons palm oil to Europe

Tuesday, 26 Sep 2017 03:20 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Indonesia is able to supply up to eight million tons of sustainable palm oil to the European market to meet demand in the region estimated to...

Riau's CPO price declines following French policy issuance

Wednesday, 12 Jul 2017 05:31 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PEKANBARU -- The Provincial government of Riau has recorded a decline in the price of Crude Palm Oil (CPO) in Riau by Rp17.66 per kilogram as the price...

Indonesia questions EU policy on palm oil export

Friday, 07 Jul 2017 05:07 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The Indonesian delegation has questioned European Union (EU) policy that impedes export of Indonesian products, especially palm oil products, at the 13th Trade Policy Review (TPR)...

Indonesia ready to clarify palm oil ban issue

Friday, 23 Jun 2017 07:11 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The Indonesian government is ready to provide an explanation regarding palm oil ban to the European Union parliament, Industry Minister Airlangga Hartarto said here on Thursday....

Companies receives Indonesia sustainable palm oil certificates

Wednesday, 03 Aug 2016 18:02 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Some 35 other palm oil companies received the Indonesia Sustainable Palm Oil (ISPO) certificates on Wednesday.With this inclusion, the total number of palm oil companies having...

Senegal invites Indonesia to build palm oil refinery

Monday, 27 Jun 2016 15:20 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, LONDON -- Senegal has invited Indonesia to build a palm oil refinery to meet its domestic needs, which reach 150 million tons per year, a Senegalese minister stated.Senegalese...

Tabalong to continue oil palm-cattle farming integration program

Wednesday, 15 Jun 2016 12:19 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, TANJUNG -- The regency of Tabalong in South Kalimantan is set to continue the program of integrating oil palm plantation with cow farm development.The main purpose is to...

Jokowi, Putin deliberate on increasing palm oil exports to Russia

Thursday, 19 May 2016 17:11 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, SOCHI -- President Joko Widodo (Jokowi), at a bilateral meeting with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, urged Russia to increase its palm oil imports from Indonesia."With regard to...

Palm oil 39 percent of North Sumatra's forex earning

Sunday, 15 May 2016 13:36 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, MEDAN -- Crude palm oil and derivatives contributed 38.73 percent to foreign exchange earning of North Sumatra in the first quarter of 2016."In the first quarter of 2016,...

Indonesia cuts palm oil exports

Wednesday, 27 Apr 2016 21:56 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, YOGYAKARTA -- Indonesia begins to cut exports of crude palm oil (CPO) on shrinking production and growing domestic requirement to feed the country's bio-diesel industry.The weather phenomenon El...

GAPKI says business interest motivates attack on Indonesian palm oil

Tuesday, 26 Apr 2016 19:04 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, YOGYAKARTA -- The Indonesian Association of Palm Oil Companies (Gapki) said the West will continue attacks on the country's palm oil industry through local and foreign non-governmental organizations...

Greenpeace: Palm oil moratorium to protect remaining forest

Wednesday, 20 Apr 2016 17:32 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Greenpeace Indonesia has lauded the government's plan to implement a moratorium on the issuance of new permits for palm oil plantations, affirming that the policy would...

RI encourages downstream palm oil industry

Tuesday, 02 Feb 2016 18:39 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The Indonesian government continues to encourage the downstream palm oil industry as part of its efforts to maintain the price of palm oil."We continue to encourage...

Indonesia rejects France's plan to impose palm oil tax

Tuesday, 02 Feb 2016 11:48 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Indonesia has strongly condemned France's plan to impose progressive tax on all palm oil-based products.The country's first deputy for maritime sovereignty, Arif Havas Oegroseno, said in...

Palm oil industry in Indonesia and Malaysia supply 90 percent of world CPO

Friday, 27 Nov 2015 01:45 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, NUSA DUA -- Vice President Jusuf Kala opened Indonesian Palm Oil Conference (IPOC) 2015 in Nusa Dua, Bali. He stressed the importance of palm oil industry in Indonesia...

Indonesia, Malaysia form Council of Palm Oil Producing Countries

Sunday, 22 Nov 2015 12:46 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, KUALA LUMPUR -- Indonesia and Malaysia signed a charter of formation of  Council of Palm Oil Producing Countries (CPOPC) in Kuala Lumpur, Saturday (21/11). The agreement was signed...

Indonesia, Malaysia agree to set up palm oil council

Sunday, 11 Oct 2015 23:56 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The governments of Indonesia and Malaysia have agreed to set up a Council of Palm Oil Producing Countries (C Pop) with its headquarters to be located...

Mexico seeks Indonesia's palm oil processing technology

Tuesday, 11 Aug 2015 20:07 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, LONDON -- Mexico wants to adopt Indonesia's technology in the field of agriculture, particularly palm oil processing, according to the rector of the Universidad Juerez Autenoma de Tabasco...

Palm oil production surpasses global GDP growth

Wednesday, 20 May 2015 21:07 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Palm oil production has increased in line with consumption and has surpassed the global GDP growth, thereby indicating that the global palm oil market will continue...

President Jokowi asks European Union to ease export on palm oil

Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 13:22 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Indonesian President Joko 'Jokowi' Widodo asks President of the European Council Herman van Rompuy to ease export on palm oil. Jokowi said that the shipping of...