Economics

Economics

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International Trade is Important for Economic Recovery

  Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati said the international trade commitments still required each state to restore economic performance in the face of global uncertainty. "International...

Palm Oil Prices to Drop As Production Rebounds, Demand Slows

  A rebound in Southeast Asia’s palm oil production this year is forecast to drag down prices of the tropical product in the second half,...

Resolute calls Greenpeace ‘lying’

  I’ve been following a fascinating case between Greenpeace and a company called Resolute Forest Products for a little while. Resolute Forest Products is a rare...

APP: Haze-linked firm accused ‘opaque with information’

  Asia Pulp and Paper (APP), one of the Indonesian companies blamed for the record-breaking haze that affected Singapore in 2015, has not provided enough...

The Green war against Resolute (and other dissenters)

  A year ago Konrad Yakabuski, from the Globe and Mail, wrote an noteworthy article highlighting the disconnect between environmental groups and their industrial targets. Whereas...

APP: Under fire by Jokowi officials

  A top executive of PT BAP, a company belonging to giant conglomerate Asia Pulp and Paper (APP), responded by letter in late January this year...

Jokowi Officials Target OKI in South Sumatra: Symbolism for What?

  On the sidelines of more global developments, Indonesian officials, in a bizarre strategy of acting more like Greenpeace than a government, are taking '"symbolic" actions...

Ebell: Paris Agreement ‘a dead end’

  The Paris Agreement on climate change is dead following the election of Donald Trump as the next US President, right-wing MPs in Australia have claimed. The...

Greenpeace on Defensive in Resolute RICO Case

  Christmas 2014 was not a good year for hundreds of employees of Resolute Forest Products in Canada who lost their jobs as a result...

Asian Pulp Paper: NGOs report claim concession permits revoked

  Jakarta. On 2 February 2017 the Jakarta based NGO Greenomics Indonesia reported the Indonesian paper giant Asian Pulp Paper had some of its concession...
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