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Linking palm oil production to deforestation is ‘baseless, unfair’, says Malaysia's Mahathir

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Friday said linking the production of palm oil to deforestation was “baseless, unfair and unjustified”, and that the industry has grown responsibly.Malaysia is the world’s second-biggest producer of palm oil, a widely consumed commodity used in everything from chocolate spread to lipstick. Several studies have shown that palm oil is a major contributor to deforestation, along with cattle ranching and soybean production. The European Union passed a…... If you wish to read this full breaking news headline, plus more articles from around Thailand and Asia like, Linking palm oil production to deforestation is ‘baseless, unfair’, says Malaysia's Mahathir, simply click on 'Read full story' below, but 1st please give us a 'LIKE' or 'SHARE' before you leave. Thank you Linking palm oil production to deforestation is ‘baseless, unfair’, says Malaysia's Mahathir

 

 

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Published By: SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST - Friday, 23 August

 

 

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