Malaysia to challenge EU’s plan to phase out biofuel


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  • Tuesday, 16 Jul 2019

Royal touch: Sultan Nazrin officiating at the launch of the conference. Looking on is Incorporated Society of Planters chairman Datuk Daud Amatzin (right).

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia will bring a World Trade Organisation (WTO) challenge against the European Union (EU) over its plans to phase out palm biofuel.

Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok said Malaysia would submit the complaint to the WTO by November to challenge the restrictions before she heads to the EU to meet the newly appointed Members of the European Parliament (MEP) and the new European commissioners.

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