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  • Writer's pictureSylvain Richer de Forges

Comparative analysis of palm oil production among south east asian countries

Exploring Palm Oil Production in Southeast Asia

Did you know that Southeast Asia is a powerhouse in palm oil production? Let's dive into the facts and figures:

Indonesia: The largest palm oil producer globally, contributing around 56% of the world's production. Its vast plantations have led to economic growth but also raised environmental concerns.

Malaysia: Following closely, Malaysia holds the second spot, accounting for about 29% of global production. It emphasizes sustainable practices, balancing economic gains with environmental responsibility.

Thailand: Emerging as a key player, Thailand has steadily increased its palm oil production, implementing policies to address environmental and social impacts.

Vietnam: Making strides in the industry, Vietnam has seen growth in palm oil production, focusing on sustainable practices and mindful expansion.

Sources:USDA Foreign Agricultural ServiceRoundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO)World Bank

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