Gov't urged to step up efforts against EU palm oil ban

Alyaa Alhadjri

Modified 6 Mar 2019, 11:05 am

Four bodies – representing some 650,000 smallholders and over five million dependents – are urging Putrajaya to halt all trade negotiations with Europe pending resolution of the European Union's proposed ban on the use of palm oil as biofuel by 2020.

Felcra Bhd chairperson Nageeb Ahmad Abdul Wahab said that this was decided during the agency's first-ever meeting with the heads of Felda, Risda and the National Organisation of Smallholders (Nash) today...

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