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Detail

Area
European Union
Commodity Group
Oilseeds, oils and meals
Commodity
Palm oil
Date
01/04/2017
Policy Category
Renewable energy
Policy Instrument
Environmental policy
Description
Received a resolution from the European Parliament calling for a single certification scheme for palm oil entering the EU market, to ensure that the oil is produced in an environmentally sustainable way. The resolution also proposed to phase out, by 2022, the use of vegetable oils related to deforestation as biodiesel feedstock.