By: Datuk Seri Mah Siew Keong (Minister, Ministry of Plantation Industries and Commodities, Malaysia)
AS I sat down to write this, news has begun to stream in on the victory of Emmanuel Macron in the French presidential election.
It is my hope that a centrist president will view palm oil in a rational fashion and facilitate both countries to work towards a win-win formula.
Certain French legislators have been a bane for the palm oil industry, with their attempts to introduce discriminatory and unfair taxes that can severely curtail the entry of palm oil into France and cast a shadow on its competitiveness in other parts of Europe.
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More useful sites :
Malaysian Palm Oil Council (MPOC)
Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB)