Investors Penetrates CPO Downstream Industry

Jumat, 17 Mei 2013 | 09:54

Indonesia has a chance to be the world biggest industry base for crude palm oil downstream, particularly for oleo chemical since the country is already known as the world biggest CPO producer.General Chairman of Association of Oleo Chemical Indonesia (Apolin) Stefanus Goei King An said the main investors in CPO upstream industry are getting interested to work in the downstream industry .

“The main investors are Wilmar, Sinarmas, Musim Mas, Asian Agri and Unilever,” he said, yesterday (5/15).

Stefanus also said the capacity of oleo chemical in Indonesia has exceeded Malaysia as we already reached 2 million tons. Meanwhile, Malaysia only has 1.9 million tons. About 80% production of Indonesia is intended for export market. (t03/tw)

by M. Taufiqur Rahman, Hadijah Alaydrus