From plate to plow: For edible oil atmanirbharta

By Ashok Gulati & Ritika Juneja The 12th Ministerial Conference (MC12) of the World Trade Organization (WTO) struggled to find satisfactory answers to some very complex questions pertaining to global trade. This included appropriate responses from member countries during abnormal situations such as that of the coronavirus pandemic, whether to adopt a Trade-Related Aspects of … Read more

Indonesia to ban palm oil exports to curb domestic prices

Indonesia will effectively ban palm oil exports from April 28, until further notice, after President Joko Widodo on Friday announced a halting of shipments of cooking oil and its raw material to control soaring domestic prices. In a video broadcast, Jokowi, as the president is popularly known, said the policy aimed to ensure availability of … Read more