The Other Oil Also Rises

July 2008
ASEANAffairs;2008, Vol. 2 Issue 3, p34
Academic Journal
The article discusses the growing demand for palm oil. Indonesia and Malaysia are two of the world's biggest palm oil producers. Prices of palm oil are expected to escalate due to the demand for biofuels and for an ingredient in food and cosmetics. Meanwhile, there are concerns over the destruction of forests in Indonesia's Kalimantan region, and the drop in the number of orangutans in Indonesia and Malaysia.


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