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Malaysia Confident Palm Oil Will Not Be Discriminated In EU - Minister

By Sarah Nadlin Rohim
Nikkei Markets
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 21) -- Malaysia is confident palm oil will not be discriminated in the European Union after securing support from some of the biggest nations in the bloc against the move, its plantation minister said Wednesday.

The world's second-largest palm oil producer after Indonesia has backing from five out of six most populous European nations, Minister Mah Siew Keong told reporters. He didn't name the countries although France and UK were among the nations that have previously stated their support for palm oil.

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