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EU ‘boycott’ of Indonesian palm oil is a lie, envoy says

  • Linda Yulisman

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Thu, March 1 2012 | 09:06 am

PREMIUM Debunking media reports and statements made by spin doctors, European Union (EU) Ambassador to Indonesia and Brunei Julian Wilson says Indonesian palm oil enjoys unrestricted access to the European markets and is growing at an annual rate of over 20 percent.

“If there is a ban, how can the market be expanding at over 20 percent … If we do have a ban, it would be the most inefficient ban...