Indonesia president vows to fight EU palm oil rules

JAKARTA, Indonesia --- Indonesia's president promised Friday to fight the European Union over plans to restrict the use of palm oil in biofuels. Brussels wants to limit the materials that can be used in fuel that is counted towards its renewable energy targets. It has set a 2030 limit for phasing out palm oil, which environmentalists say drives deforestation and climate change. But the plans have angered big palm oil producing nations like Indonesia and Malaysia, whose economies are dependent on the commodity. In an interview with Bloomberg News published Friday, Indonesian President Joko Widodo said he was determined to get the EU to change its rules. "For me, if there is d...

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