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August 9, 2019
Indonesia’s palm-based biodiesel industry enjoyed a large expansion in 2018 with the beginning of nationwide expansion of B20 to the non-public (Non-PSO) transport sector and a sharp jump in overseas
July 17, 2019
Indonesia’s palm-based biodiesel industry enjoyed a large expansion in 2018 with the beginning of nationwide expansion of B20 to the non-public (Non-PSO) transport sector....
March 18, 2019
With further expansion in mature area, palm oil production is forecast to continue to increase, reaching 43 million tons in 2019/20.
February 19, 2019
The 2018/19 PS&D forecasts are mostly unchanged.
September 26, 2018
A weakening rupiah and increasing current account deficit have led the Government of Indonesia to expand the mandated 20 percent blending of biodiesel (B20) to non-Public Sector transportation.
August 20, 2018
Indonesia biodiesel production is forecast slightly higher in 2018, as the Public Service Obligation (blending mandate) program continues and exports rise. Indonesia does not import biodiesel.
August 1, 2018
Indonesian soybean imports decreased 17 percent through April 2017/18 due to a weakening rupiah and price uncertainty over tariffs imposed by China on U.S. soybeans.
March 20, 2018
Palm oil production is expected to increase from 38.5 million tons in 2017/18 to 40.5 million tons in 2018/19.
January 1, 2018
Indonesia’s plans to develop bioethanol continue to face strong headwinds from costly inputs, capacity limitations and trade restrictions limiting imports of alternative feedstock.
July 31, 2017
Indonesian palm oil production is expected to benefit from favorable weather conditions in the upcoming months, fueling production increases.
June 23, 2017
Indonesia’s Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources (MEMR) reports that 2016 biodiesel production reached 3.656 billion liters.
February 1, 2017
Indonesia is experiencing a mild La Niña event, resulting in increased rainfall and pushing palm oil production back to normal levels.
December 2, 2016
A La Nina event is expected to sustain itself into early 2017, resulting in an early onset rainy season, and providing relief to Indonesia’s palm oil industry from the dryness...
August 2, 2016
Post reduces MY 2015/16 production estimates to 32 million metric tons (MMT), following the 2015 El-Nino weather event that resulted in drought in key production areas.
August 2, 2016
Indonesian palm oil-based biodiesel production is booming due to growing Indonesian demand.
August 5, 2015
Ineffective policies and insufficient supply chain infrastructure have caused biodiesel use to fall far short of aggressive mandates (use goals)...
June 22, 2015
A levy on palm oil exports will be created as the result of Indonesian regulations 24/2015 and 61/2015. The levy will be used primarily to fund biodiesel subsidies.
March 25, 2015
Indonesian CPO production is expected to reach a record 35 MMT in MY 2015/16 despite the continued slowdown of planting area expansion.