InfoSAWIT, JAKARTA - When the production increased, the crude palm oil (CPO) consumption nationally for oleo-food, oleo-chemical, and biodiesel in October 2019 increased about 6% compared to the previous month (September).
It might happen for the increasing domestic demands as the material of biodiesel (15%) and oleo-chemical (8%). The increasing biodiesel was the same moment of the increasing goods and men in October compared to September.
“Compared to January - October 2018, the domestic consumption in the same period 2019 increased 37%. The biggest increasing were in biodiesel (101%), oleo-food (15%), and oleo-chemical (8%),” Executive Director of Indonesian Palm Oil Association (IPOA), Mukti Sardjono said as in the official statement to InfoSAWIT, Monday (23/12/2019). (T2)