EU, Indonesia sliding towards a trade war

New European Parliament legislation bans palm oil imports for biofuel use by 2020, a move Jakarta sees as discriminatory and promises to retaliate

Jakarta, June 10, 2018 4:48 PM (UTC+8)
An Indonesian worker handling palm oil seeds at a plantation area in Pelalawan, Riau province in Indonesia's Sumatra island. Photo: AFP/Adek Berry
An Indonesian worker handling palm oil seeds at a plantation area in Pelalawan, Riau province in Indonesia's Sumatra island. Photo: AFP/Adek Berry
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