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World food prices reach highest level in five years

The overall cost of food rose slightly between 2018 and 2019, according to the updated data from the United Nations.

European Agricultural Policy European Food Law

Indonesia says WTO process against EU palm oil curb to start soon

Indonesia’s government said that it expects to begin a World Trade Organization (WTO) process to resolve a dispute with the European Union over palm oil by the end of January 2020.

European Agricultural Policy European Food Law

Palm oil spat with Indonesia hurts EU spirit and dairy exports

A row over EU restrictions on Indonesian palm oil has escalated into a far broader trade dispute that is affecting European liquor and dairy sales.

EU Indonesia

Indonesia challenges EU palm oil policy at WTO

Indonesia has filed a lawsuit against the EU at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) over the bloc’s restrictions on palm oil-based biofuels.

EU Indonesia

EU applies five-year duties on Indonesian biodiesel

The European Commission has confirmed EU duties on imports of biodiesel from Indonesia to counter what it sees as unfair subsidies.

EU Indonesia

EU rapeseed set to rebound from 13-year low

Analysts expect EU rapeseed production to recover from the 2019 disaster season next year, but still remain below the previous long-term average.

EU European Agricultural Policy

Cargill adopts 2030 supply chain greenhouse gas reduction targets

A new goal of reducing company supply chain greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 30% per ton of product by 2030 compared to 2017 levels, was announced by Cargill as part of its efforts to combat climate change Tuesday (Dec. 3).

US Agricultural Policy European Agricultural Policy

Oil company Total says palm oil tax may lead to processing plant closure

Patrick Pouyanne, chief executive of the oil company Total, has criticised the French Parliament's decision on November 15, 2019 to remove tax breaks on palm oil in biofuels, saying the survival of its hydrotreated vegetable oils (HVO) plant in southern France was now at stake.

European Food Law European Agricultural Policy

French Parliament votes to end tax breaks for palm oil in biofuel

The French Parliament has voted to remove tax breaks for the use of palm oil as a biofuel, a day after a ruling in favour of maintaining the advantage led to howls of protests from environmentalists.

European Food Law European Agricultural Policy
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