INDONESIAN PALM OIL: BAN ON EXPORT OF PALM OIL
Published: 12 May 2022
Our local office in Singapore advises that a number of foreign flagged ships have been arrested after Indonesia imposed a ban on some forms of palm oil.
Local authorities confirmed that, with effect from 28 April and in order to ensure that palm oil is available for the domestic Indonesian market, there is a temporary ban on exports of crude palm oil, refined, bleached and deodorised palm oil, refined, bleached and deodorised palm olein and used cooking oils. Members affected should contact their local agents or our correspondents for further details and guidance as to how delays and detentions can be avoided.