InfoSAWIT, JAKARTA – The Crude Palm Oil Producer Countries (CPOPC) meeting, the 7th was done in Kuala Lumpur, Tuesday (16/7/2019). It was attended by Minister of Primer Industry, Malaysia, Teresa Kok; Coordinator Minister in Economy, Indonesia, Darmin Nasution; and the Colombia represented by the Ambassador in Malaysia, Mauricio Gonzalez Lopez as his capacity as the observer, did welcome the study about “Rencana Induk untuk Implementasi Strategis SDGs di Sektor Kelapa Sawit tahun 2030”.
In the official statement that InfoSAWIT got, Tuesday (16/7/2019), the study indicates that palm oil could fulfill 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of United Nations based on the case study in Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Colombia, and Nigeria.
While about the contaminant 3-MCPDE that European Commission proposed, the ministers agreed that one maximal level would be at 2,5 ppm for every kind of vegetable oil and should be adopted as the good limit to be consumed.
The ministers also agreed that CPOPC should work at the issues in palm oil industries, such as, bargaining and demand, productivity, price, smallholders’ welfare, the positive image in the chain supply.
The meeting would continue on 18 November 2019 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (T2)