Indonesia’s palm oil exports fall due to pandemic World

Indonesia’s palm oil exports fall due to pandemic

Indonesia’ palm oil exports and its derivatives dropped to 4.93 million tonnes in the first two months of 2020 from 6.6 million tonnes in the same period last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact, the Indonesian Palm Oil Producers Association (GAPKI) said on April 21.
US firms explore Cambodian agricultural market World

US firms explore Cambodian agricultural market

As many as 16 US enterprises, including IBM, Amazon, and John Deere, visited Cambodia for seeking investment opportunities in agriculture, according to US Ambassador to Cambodia Patrick Murphy.
Indonesia’s biodiesel thirst may weaken palm oil exports World

Indonesia’s biodiesel thirst may weaken palm oil exports

Indonesia is likely to use up 8.3 million tonnes of palm oil to meet domestic demand for biodiesel this year, rising concerns there won’t be enough palm oil left to export, according to the Indonesian Palm Oil Association, or Gapki.
Indonesia to develop biofuel-run locomotives ASEAN

Indonesia to develop biofuel-run locomotives

State-owned railway company PT Kereta Api Indonesia (KAI) Persero is working with private logistic railway service firms Servo Railway and Progress Rail for designing locomotives run on B100 biodiesel.
Thailand sets guaranteed palm oil price World

Thailand sets guaranteed palm oil price

The National Oil Palm Policy Committee of Thailand has approved a guaranteed price for palm oil and will submit the guarantee to the cabinet for approval within two weeks.