A worker collects palm oil fruit at a factory in Sepang, outside Kuala Lumpur. Photo: Reuters
A worker collects palm oil fruit at a factory in Sepang, outside Kuala Lumpur. Photo: Reuters
Malaysia

Malaysia says ties with Europe will take a hit from the trading bloc’s moves to cut back on rainforest-destroying palm oil

  • European lawmakers are introducing new restrictions as they look towards a complete ban on the edible oil by 2030
  • Malaysia is the second biggest producer of palm oil in the world, after neighbouring Indonesia

Topic |   Malaysia
A worker collects palm oil fruit at a factory in Sepang, outside Kuala Lumpur. Photo: Reuters
A worker collects palm oil fruit at a factory in Sepang, outside Kuala Lumpur. Photo: Reuters
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