Wednesday, 7 Jumadil Awwal 1439 / 24 January 2018

Wednesday, 7 Jumadil Awwal 1439 / 24 January 2018

INDEX BERITA

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...

RI demands palm oil, rubber in APEC's environmental goods list

Thursday, 06 Nov 2014 16:19 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, BEIJING -- Indonesia has reiterated its intention to press for its crude palm oil and rubber products to be included in the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation's (APEC's) list...

Indonesia's oil palm plantations increase

Friday, 17 Oct 2014 22:55 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA - Indonesia's oil palm plantations have increased due to growing demand for palm oil in national and international markets. "Total oil palm plantations have reached 10,210,892 hectares in...

Indonesia's palm oil industry creates 21 million jobs

Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 04:35 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Indonesia's oil palm plantations, which cover an area of 10 million hectares, create jobs for 21 million people, according to the Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and...

Minister states that govt not to revise CPO export tax

Friday, 05 Sep 2014 20:12 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA - The government would not revise or cut the exit tax of its crude palm oil (CPO) exports, although Malaysia had revised for the September-October 2014 period...

Prices of fresh fruits of oil palm trees up in Riau

Wednesday, 30 Apr 2014 13:01 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PEKANBARU -- The price of the fresh fruit bunches (FFB) of farmers' oil palm were set significantly higher for the next week.The FFB price of farmers' 10-year old...

Astra Int'l profit up 10 percent on palm oil gains in first quarter

Tuesday, 29 Apr 2014 14:21 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA - Indonesian conglomerate PT Astra International reported on Monday a 10 percent rise in first-quarter net profit, lifted by a rise in crude palm oil prices and...

N Sulawesi exports seven flagship commodities to US

Monday, 03 Mar 2014 18:11 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, MANADO -- North Sulawesi Province has exported seven commodities to the United States in 2013, stated Head of local Trade and Industry Affairs Office Olvie Atteng."The seven commodities...

Copper contributes to trade surplus in December 2013

Thursday, 06 Feb 2014 16:35 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA - Copper helped trade surplus in December 2013 and contributed 1.5 billion USD. Copper exports in the end of 2013 reached 697 million USD or increased 65.7...

UGM team turns palm oil dregs into fuel

Monday, 06 Jan 2014 17:00 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, YOGYAKARTA - University of Gadjah Mada (UGM) Yogyakarta recycles fruit bunches of palm oil as raw material alternatives for fossil fuel energy.  "We can use Integrated Authothermal Technology (IAT)...

Indonesia rejects EU's anti-dumping duties on biodiesel

Monday, 02 Dec 2013 17:04 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Indonesian government through Ministry of Trade rejected EU's anti-dumping duties on Indoesia's biodiesel. Director General of Foreign Trade in Ministry of Trade, Bachrul Chairi said that...

Indonesia targets 50 companies to have ISPO certificates

Wednesday, 25 Sep 2013 23:59 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA - Ministry of Agriculture has targeted 30 to 50 palm oil companies to be certified by Indonesian Sustainable Palm Oil (ISPO) in 2013. Now  only 19 companies which...