InfoSAWIT, JAKARTA – Until now palm oil plantations in Indonesia lay on about 16,38 million hectares within average development about 6 percent. But palm oil sector still faces many threats, such as, war, climate, and productivity. In 2002 the invasion of Iraq and Kuwait significantly impacted and now the war between Russia and Ukraine and other aspects makes everything complicated.
InfoSAWIT, JAKARTA – The Government of Indonesia re-proposed to establish the second evaluation panel on the dispute - DS618 in the regular Dispute Settlement Body (DSB) World Trade Organization (WTO), Monday (27/11). It means, the panel would automatically be established apart from if European Union would reject it.
InfoSAWIT, MEDAN – According to Fresh Fruit Bunch (FFB) Team of North Sumatera on 29 November - 5 December 2023, it is decided that the 10 – 20 year old FFB is getting cheaper Rp 16,31/kg to be Rp 2.588,93/Kg.
InfoSAWIT, JAKARTA – Crude palm oil (CPO) tender at PT. Kharisma Pemasaran Bersama Nusantara (KPBN) decreased to be Rp 11.275/kg on Wednesday (29/11/2023). It means it got cheaper Rp 75/kg or about 0,66% compared to Tuesday (28/11/2023) tender that was Rp 11.350/kg.
InfoSAWIT, KUALA LUMPUR – Crude palm oil (CPO) price at Malaysia Derivatives Exchange decreased on Wednesday (29/11/2023) because other vegetable oils got cheaper at Dalian Exchange and the increasing ringgit currency.
InfoSAWIT, JAKARTA – Jambi Province as one palm oil producer in Indonesia develops fasts. Palm oil plantations in the province laid on about 1,23 million hectares and made it one of ten big palm oil producers in Indonesia. Besides palm oil, the province also produces rubber, coffee, cinnamon, areca nut, and sugarcane.
InfoSAWIT, SAMBAS – International scale – conference about fair transition in palm oil industries was officially inaugurated. It was a two day – conference in District of Sambas, West Kalimantan Province and attended by many parties that related to palm oil industries, such as, labors, labors’ unions, local people, indigenous people, environmental groups and activists, feminism groups, and others both from this country and others.
InfoSAWIT, JAMBI - Chairman of Persatuan Organisasi Petani Sawit Indonesia (POPSI) Developer, Gamal Nasir said that it is important to get synergy to develop smallholders for their plantations are wide enough.
InfoSAWIT, JAKARTA – In March 2023, Astra Agro Lestari (AAL) announced that the company assigned consultant group - Eco Nusantara, as the third party to investigate violation assumption about environment and human rights that its subsidiary did. The company has completed term of reference in the investigation.
InfoSAWIT, PEKANBARU – According to Fresh Fruit Bunch (FFB) Team of Plasma and FFB Documents for Plasma Smallholders in Riau Province Number 47 on 29 November - 5 December 2023, it is decided that the 9 year old FFB is increasing Rp 6,65/Kg to be Rp 2.631,36/kg.
InfoSAWIT, PEKANBARU – According to Fresh Fruit Bunch (FFB) Team of Independent Smallholders and FFB Documents for Independent Smallholders in Riau Province Number 24 on 29 November - 5 December 2O23, it is decided that the 9 year old FFB is increasing Rp 38,02/Kg to be Rp 2.571,94/kg.
InfoSAWIT, JAKARTA – Crude palm oil (CPO) at PT. Kharisma Pemasaran Bersama Nusantara (KPBN) decreased to be Rp 11.350/kg on Tuesday (28/11/2023). It means it got cheaper Rp 15/kg or about 0,13% compared to Monday (27/11/2023) tender that was Rp 11.365/kg.
InfoSAWIT, JAMBI – There is no impossible thing if it is done by synergy. That should be in palm oil sector, which is, synergy among smallholders, government, and companies to get palm oil go forward and smallholders as material suppliers for industries or companies.
InfoSAWIT, JAMBI – Chairman of Persatuan Organisasi Petani Sawit Indonesia (POPSI), Pahala Sibuea mentioned that it is urgent to optimize smallholders’ income when many still insist sustainability challenges. He also said that it needs good cooperation among stakeholders namely between government and the smallholders for they are still not taken care.
InfoSAWIT, JAKARTA - Palm oil really depends on climate to deliver high production. Extreme climate would be significantly delivering palm oil production. That is why it needs to anticipate such condition.
InfoSAWIT, JAKARTA – In the annual meeting of Roundtable Conference on Sustainable Palm Oil (RT2023) in Hotel Mulia Senayan Jakarta on 21 November 2023, District of Seruyan, Central Kalimantan Province, represented by Reginal Secretary and the colleague from State of Sabah, Malaysia, got recognition from Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) for what they achieved in the first of four phases heading to jurisdiction certification. The first phase covered initial preparation of institution and policy, including the commitment of the company on jurisdiction certification, plans, plan formulation for social and environmental indicators, and establishing multiparty – forum in jurisdiction level.
InfoSAWIT, JAKARTA – Palm oil plantation company, Astra Agro (AALI) as the subsidiary of Astra International, officially released comprehensive report by third independent party as the response to what civil (organizations) accused about three subsidiaries (of AALI) that operate in Sulawesi. The complaints were about the report published by Wahana Lingkungan Hidup Indonesia (Walhi) and Friends of the Earth (FoE) in 2022.
InfoSAWIT, JAKARTA – Crude palm oil (CPO) tender at PT. Kharisma Pemasaran Bersama Nusantara (KPBN) decreased to be Rp 11.365/kg on Monday (27/11/2023). It means it got cheaper Rp 100/kg or about 0,87% compared to Friday (24/11/2023) tender that was Rp 11.465/kg.
InfoSAWIT, JAKARTA – PT Jhonlin Agro Raya Tbk (JARR) – a palm oil plantation company successfully got agreement from its stakeholders to get mergers with the affiliated company – PT Jhonlin Agro Lestari (JAL). It was decided after having extraordinary shareholder meetings on Friday, 26 November 2023.
InfoSAWIT, KUALA LUMPUR – Crude palm oil (CPO) contract price at Malaysia Derivatives Exchange hit the lowest level in the past two weeks or Monday (27/11/2023). It happened for the cheaper crude oil and other vegetable oils that were traded in Dalian Exchange though the increasing exports limited the decreasing price.