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Palm oil - Q&A - Excerpts from the daily press briefing (18.10.18)

Q – How does France intend to combat the production of palm oil?
A – The government is not combating the production of palm oil as such. It is the fight against deforestation and climate change that are our priorities: When its production fails to meet certain sustainability criteria, palm oil can lead to significant direct and indirect deforestation, in the same way as other agricultural products.
This is the purpose of the national strategy to combat imported deforestation, which is (…)

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