InfoSAWIT, SABAH –One biggest crude palm oil (CPO) producer in the world, FGV Holdings Bhd., decided to stop the operational of 22 plantations and five factories in Sahabat, when the workers were tested about the spread of corona virus (Covid-19), as the follow up knowing that the smallholder was indicated to be infected around the areas.
CEO FGV, Haris Fadzilah Hassan said that the discontinuation of the production might influence the productivity about 10% for the financial year which ends in 2020.
Malaysian news, Bernama reported that the discontinuation of agriculture and factory belonging to Felda would be in district of Lahad Datu. It is in Kalimantan Island near to southern Philippine. It is the ‘red zone’ areas claimed by the Malaysian authority in Sabah after the spread of the virus reached 40 cases. 11 cases of them were from Felda plantations in Sahabat. (T2)
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