Investments in sustainable palm oil seem futile

  • Business
  • Saturday, 06 Oct 2018

Kok: The EU should assist developing countries achieve the Sustainable Development Goals instead of imposing onerous rules and policies that undermine their efforts.

PETALING JAYA: Investments into sustainable palm oil seems to be futile in the face of strengthening anti-palm oil lobby in the European Union (EU) presently, said Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok.

Kok said the EU had impeded Malaysia from achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through its continuous push to phase out palm oil from its markets.

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