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EU policy discriminatory, but criticism of Indonesia’s palm industry justified

The European Union’s policy on imports of crude palm oil (CPO) amounts to discrimination against Indonesia, denigrating oil-palm cultivation while shrugging off the environmental damage done by other biofuel crops. That said, there is no doubt that the Indonesian palm-oil industry is far from trouble-free, suffering from corporate malpractice and lax enforcement, while creating significant […]