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Malaysian Official Says EU Regulation ‘Discrimination’ Against Small Farmers

Malaysian Official Says EU Regulation ‘Discrimination’ Against Small Farmers

By Sebastian Strangio
The regulation, which could severely limit the country's palm oil exports to European nations, has been strongly opposed by Kuala Lumpur.

Malaysia, Indonesia to Dispatch Envoys to EU Over Palm Oil Dispute

Malaysia, Indonesia to Dispatch Envoys to EU Over Palm Oil Dispute

By Sebastian Strangio
The two nations hope to convince European regulators that their local certification efforts conform to the EU's rigorous new regulation on deforestation.
New EU Regulation Could Hurt Small Palm Oil Producers: Watchdog

New EU Regulation Could Hurt Small Palm Oil Producers: Watchdog

By Sebastian Strangio
Joseph D'Cruz, the head of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), believes that Brussels' new rules could have a "human, social and developmental cost."

Malaysia Could Cut Palm Oil Exports to the European Union

Malaysia Could Cut Palm Oil Exports to the European Union

By Sebastian Strangio
The move followed Brussels' passage of a law that could severely restrict palm oil imports to the European bloc.

Can the EU and Indonesia Sign Their Elusive Free Trade Agreement?

Can the EU and Indonesia Sign Their Elusive Free Trade Agreement?

By William Yuen Yee
There is a tension between Brussels' environmental concerns and its desire to boost its commercial engagement with the Asia-Pacific.

WTO to Review Malaysia-EU Palm Oil Spat. What Happens Next?

WTO to Review Malaysia-EU Palm Oil Spat. What Happens Next?

By James Guild
The EU is making efforts to leverage its market power to ensure that products entering the trading bloc are more environmentally sustainable.

Indonesia, Malaysia Step Up Palm Oil Lobbying: Report

Indonesia, Malaysia Step Up Palm Oil Lobbying: Report

By Sebastian Strangio
The increased lobbying effort reflects the increasingly negative perceptions of the industry.
The Palm Oil Conundrum in EU-ASEAN Relations

The Palm Oil Conundrum in EU-ASEAN Relations

By Naila Maier-Knapp
Palm oil tensions between the EU and Indonesia and Malaysia continue to be a point of contention in the group’s ties with Southeast Asian countries.

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