ArrowArtboardCreated with Sketch.Title ChevronTitle ChevronIcon FacebookIcon LinkedinIcon Mail ContactPath LayerIcon MailPositive ArrowIcon Print
International relations

Malaysia, Indonesia to fight EU palm oil 'discrimination'

Jokowi says collaboration should be 'strengthened' to protect commodities

Indonesian President Joko Widodo greets Malaysia's Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim in Putrajaya, Malaysia on June 8. (Photo courtesy of Malaysia Prime Minister's Office)

KUALA LUMPUR -- Malaysia's Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim and Indonesia's President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo met in Kuala Lumpur on Thursday, affirming their pledge to work together to fight the European Union's "discrimination" against palm oil.

Malaysia and Indonesia, the world's largest palm oil producers, have criticized the EU's new deforestation regulation, calling it harmful to small farmers in their countries.

Sponsored Content

About Sponsored Content This content was commissioned by Nikkei's Global Business Bureau.

Nikkei Asian Review, now known as Nikkei Asia, will be the voice of the Asian Century.

Celebrate our next chapter
Free access for everyone - Sep. 30

Find out more