Indonesia’s Palm Oil Can Survive Without Europe

Indonesia’s Palm Oil Can Survive Without Europe

Interview with TEMPO Magazine INDONESIA’S palm oil is facing a load of pressure. In June 2018, the European Union declared its plan to ban the use of palm oil as an additive for biodiesel by 2030. This is an extension to the previous deadline of 2021. The European...
CPOPC Joint Press Statement

CPOPC Joint Press Statement

PUTRAJAYA – The Honorable Ms. Teresa Kok, Minister of Primary Industries, Malaysia and His Excellency Mr. Darmin Nasution, Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs, Indonesia co-chaired the 5th Ministerial Meeting of the Council of Palm Oil Producing Countries...
Welcome Colombia!

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,...
CPOPC Statement on the SDGs and RED II

CPOPC Statement on the SDGs and RED II

CARTAGENA – The Council of Palm Oil Producing Countries (CPOPC) refers to the recent meeting held between Ministers, Ambassadors and Business leaders of Colombia and Malaysia in Cartagena, Colombia on 26 September 2018. The purpose of the meeting was to lay...
Rolling Out the Sustainability Movement for Smallholders

Rolling Out the Sustainability Movement for Smallholders

PUTRAJAYA – To ease oil palm smallholders in grasping the complex concepts of sustainability, CPOPC organized a consultative workshop on Best Agricultural Practices (BAP) in oil palm cultivation on 6-7 August 2018 in Putrajaya, Malaysia. The workshop convened 24...
A Consolidation to Foster Free Trade

A Consolidation to Foster Free Trade

JAKARTA – Malaysian Minister of International Trade and Industry, Mr Darell Leiking, made a visit to the Secretariat of Council of Palm Oil Producing Countries (CPOPC) in Wisma Nusantara Building, Jakarta, on Saturday (11/8). The courtesy call is part of Mr...
Vatican Stands Behind Palm Oil

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...
FAO Goes with Palm Oil

FAO Goes with Palm Oil

ROME – Council of Palm Oil Producing Countries (CPOPC) endorsed the development of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Compliance of Vegetable Oil initiative of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), which selects oil palm as the commodity for the pilot...
The Diminishing Importance of European Union

The Diminishing Importance of European Union

JAKARTA – Council of Palm Oil Producing Countries (CPOPC) partnered with Indonesia leading newspaper, Kompas, organized a one-day seminar in mid May 2018 gathering Indonesia palm oil multi-stakeholders and European Commission to garner insights on recent European...