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Ref. Ares(2017)2512883 - 17/05/2017
Ref. Ares(2019)3157032 - 13/05/2019
To: 
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Cc: 
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Subject: 
Meeting on palm oil with Sinarmas (Golden Agri Resources)  
 
FYI 
 
 
Yesterday we  4.1(b)
, myself) met 4.1(b)
, at this request. 4.1(b)
 
is currently representing Sinarmas in a newly established office in Brussels. 
Sinarmas is part of a small number of major players in the palm oil 
production, processing and trade scene in Indonesia. 
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 has been tasked to "lobby" and educate the Brussels' actors 
on the issue of palm oil. His appointment (N.B. though it happens with 
delay) indicates  the palm oil industry concerns about possible negative 
trends for palm oil, which they believe to be anticipated by the EP report, and 
the possible negative consequences on Indonesia's exports. 
  
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 pointed to the factual and misleading information in the EP report.  
He asked for the state of play on the Commission's opinion on the report and for 
advice on possible actions he could organize to provide a different and more 
informed viewpoint on palm oil production. 
  
We informed about the current state of play and suggested that more and more 
accurate information about Indonesia's sustainability scheme could be a useful 
pedagogical exercise, 4.1(a)
 
 
  
  
Best regards,  
 
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European Commission 
DG TRADE 
Unit C2 “South and South East Asia, Australia, New Zealand” 
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B-1049 Brussels/Belgium 
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