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Indonesia to Scrap Controversial Palm Oil Export Ban
May 20, 2022

Indonesia to Scrap Controversial Palm Oil Export Ban

By Sebastian Strangio
President Jokowi claims that the country now has enough domestic supplies of cooking oil to control runaway price rises.

Indonesian Farmers Protest Falling Palm Oil Prices Amid Export Ban
May 19, 2022

Indonesian Farmers Protest Falling Palm Oil Prices Amid Export Ban

By Sebastian Strangio
Intended to control soaring domestic cooking oil prices, the Indonesian government's ban has had a series of unintended consequences.
Why Indonesia Banned Palm Oil Exports
May 03, 2022

Why Indonesia Banned Palm Oil Exports

By James Guild
Palm oil firms chasing export profits were driving up costs for consumers, creating a potential political headache for the government.

Indonesia Bans Exports of Palm Oil Amid Domestic Price Rises
April 26, 2022

Indonesia Bans Exports of Palm Oil Amid Domestic Price Rises

By Sebastian Strangio
The ban, which comes into effect on Wednesday, will add further upward pressure to the global price of cooking oil.

WTO to Review Malaysia-EU Palm Oil Spat. What Happens Next?
June 08, 2021

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
January 20, 2021

Indonesia, Malaysia Step Up Palm Oil Lobbying: Report

By Sebastian Strangio
The increased lobbying effort reflects the increasingly negative perceptions of the industry.

Indonesia’s New Omnibus Law Trades ‘Green Growth’ for Environmental Ruin 
October 14, 2020

Indonesia’s New Omnibus Law Trades ‘Green Growth’ for Environmental Ruin 

By Phelim Kine
The new legislation will do irreparable harm to Indonesia's environment. It could well turn away foreign investors, too.
Indonesian Haze: A Way Ahead
August 18, 2016

Indonesian Haze: A Way Ahead

By Asit K. Biswas and Cecilia Tortajada
Indonesia’s neighbors need to rethink their approach.

Why ASEAN (and Indonesia) Can't Solve the Haze
November 20, 2015

Why ASEAN (and Indonesia) Can't Solve the Haze

By Scott Edwards
Blame local politics.

Indonesia's Biofuels Push
May 12, 2015

Indonesia's Biofuels Push

By Nithin Coca
New biofuel subsidies are likely to have some serious environmental implications.

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