Local consumers first, govt told

Oil aisle: Apart from palm oil, global prices of corn and peanuts are also set to increase next month. — LIM BENG TATT/The Star

PETALING JAYA: “Charity begins at home” – that’s what the government must keep in mind and protect local consumers after Indonesia’s decision to ban palm oil exports, say industry players.

“The government should not aggravate the situation and ensure local supplies are not affected.

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