JAKARTA An ambitious scheme to replant about a fifth of the land under palm oil in Indonesia is running far behind schedule, marking a blow to efforts by the world's top producer to lift yields and fend off attacks on the sustainability of the crop.
JAKARTA, Nov 26 Top exporter Indonesia said on
Monday it will temporarily remove a levy on palm oil after a
sharp drop in prices which has hit farmers.
NUSA DUA, Indonesia Palm oil prices are expected to improve next year, top industry analysts said, as production growth will ease and China shifts some of its vegetable oil demand to palm due to its trade dispute with the United States.
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NUSA DUA, Indonesia Egypt is only accepting Chinese investments in projects that are mutually beneficial, its investment minister said on Sunday, amid growing scepticism in some countries about risks tied to 'Belt and Road' investments.
NUSA DUA, Indonesia Egypt is considering issuing bonds in currencies other than the euro and the U.S. dollar after launching a roadshow in Asia, Finance Minister Mohamed Maait told Reuters on Saturday, as the government steps up efforts to improve its debt structure.
NUSA DUA, Indonesia The Philippines expects economic growth to recover to 7-8 percent target next year despite global uncertainties, as it pushes ahead with massive infrastructure spending plans, the country's budget secretary said on Wednesday.
NUSA DUA, Indonesia Indonesia is looking into converting two of the country's older crude oil refineries into plants for producing biofuels, a cabinet minister said on Tuesday.
NUSA DUA, Indonesia, Oct 9 Indonesia is looking
into converting two of the country's older crude oil refineries
into plants for producing biofuels, a cabinet minister said on