Why palm oil expanded, and what keeps it growing

Part 2 of 5 of a series on palm oil financing. Part I. Deforestation for palm oil production. Photos by Rhett A. Butler. Today, oil palm is Indonesia’s most important cash crop. In 2014, Indonesia produced 33.5 million tons of palm oil, [1] generating $18.9 billion in export revenue. [2] This makes palm oil Indonesia’s … Continue reading Why palm oil expanded, and what keeps it growing