Indonesia to pursue legal action against palm firms that use land illegally
26/09/2023 (Channel News Asia), Jakarta - Indonesia's government will pursue legal action against palm oil companies that use land illegally if they do not submit required paperwork related to land use by November, a senior minister Mahfud MD said on Tuesday..... < read more >

Palm ends lower on weaker rival oils
27/09/2023 (Business Recorder), Singapore - Malaysian palm oil futures closed lower on Tuesday, amid weakness in rival edible and crude oil, although losses were limited by strong export data..... < read more >

Indonesia plans bio-methane output derived from palm oil to begin 2025
25/09/2023 (S&P Global) Indonesia's state-owned energy company PT Pertamina natural gas subsidy PT Perusahaan Gas Negara TBK(PGN) with three Japanese companies JGC Holdings Corp, Osaka Gas and Inpex Corp have begun a study to commercialize biomethane production from palm oil mill effluent (POME) in Indonesia, according to joint release on September 25..... < read more >

Not the most practical approach: Stricter palm oil regulation will have serius food supply and cost implications - RSPO
27/09/2023 (Food Navigator) – The Implication of stricter regulations for palm oil, one of the food secto’s most essential commodities, will lead to major supply and cost implications in APAC and beyond, say the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO)..... < read more >

Malaysia: Is boosting palm oil flow to China defeat for EU?
26/09/2023 (DW) - The European Union (EU) intends to phase out imports of palm-oil-based biofuel by 2030 — while deforestation legislation adopted in Brussels earlier this year will impose considerable administrative burdens on palm oil exporters wanting to sell their goods in the bloc..... < read more >

Economics and Industry Development Division
Malaysian Palm Oil Board