Felda protests EU's ban on palm oil


Effort not recognised: It is rather disappointing for Malaysia that the EU Parliament failed to recognise Malaysia’s efforts towards producing certified CSPO for the global market. — Reuters

FELDA, which harbours the largest population of oil palm smallholders in Malaysia, fully condemns the discriminatory act by the European Union (EU) to ban palm oil from entering its market.

This year, the EU Parliament has passed two resolutions – to impose a single certified sustainable palm oil (CSPO) scheme for Europe-bound palm oil exports after 2020 and to phase out palm oil from the EU biofuel programme by 2020.

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