Tag: Indonesia

Commission imposes countervailing duties on #IndonesianBiodiesel

Commission imposes countervailing duties on #IndonesianBiodiesel

| August 14, 2019

The European Commission has imposed countervailing duties of 8% to 18% on imports of subsidized biodiesel from Indonesia. The measure aims to restore a level-playing field for EU biodiesel producers. The Commission’s in-depth investigation found that Indonesian biodiesel producers benefit from grants, tax benefits and access to raw materials below market prices. This inflicts a […]

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Commission starts investigation on dumped hot rolled steel from #China, #Taiwan and #Indonesia

Commission starts investigation on dumped hot rolled steel from #China, #Taiwan and #Indonesia

| August 14, 2019

The Commission has initiated an anti-dumping investigation into imports of hot rolled stainless steel sheets and coils from China, Indonesia and Taiwan. The investigation follows a complaint lodged by the European Steel Association (EUROFER) on the grounds that the imports from these countries are made at dumped prices and hence causing injury to the European […]

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#EcoTourism – Meridian Adventure Sail

#EcoTourism – Meridian Adventure Sail

| May 30, 2019

Hong Kong headquartered investment company Meridian Capital Limited invests in world-class hospitality assets in spectacular locations. Meridian Adventure, in the south east Asia pacific region, is no exception; funded by Meridian Capital, it is one of the world’s most exclusive adventure groups at the forefront of ocean experiences. It is also a dynamic eco-tourism company […]

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EU mobilizes further support to #Indonesia

EU mobilizes further support to #Indonesia

| October 9, 2018

Following Indonesia’s request to activate the EU Civil Protection Mechanism, further assistance has now been offered by Germany, France, Spain and the UK in addition to that already offered by Belgium and Denmark. The Commission’s Emergency Response Coordination Centre is co-ordinating the offers of assistance to the areas affected by the deadly earthquake and tsunami that hit Central Sulawesi. […]

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#EUCivilProtectionMechanism activated in response to the earthquake in #Indonesia

#EUCivilProtectionMechanism activated in response to the earthquake in #Indonesia

| October 8, 2018

The EU Civil Protection Mechanism has been activated to respond to the devastating effects of the earthquake and tsunami in Central Sulawesi, Indonesia. The Commission’s Emergency Response Co-ordination Centre is now working 24/7 to mobilize offers of assistance to the affected areas. In an immediate response, initial offers have been made by Belgium and Denmark. More assistance is expected to be […]

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EU releases €1.5 million in emergency aid for victims of #IndonesianEarthquake

EU releases €1.5 million in emergency aid for victims of #IndonesianEarthquake

| October 3, 2018

Following the high number of casualties and damages caused by the earthquake and tsunami that struck Indonesia last weekend, the European Commission has released an initial €1.5 million in emergency humanitarian assistance. Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Commissioner Christos Stylianides (pictured) said: “We are acting fast to channel emergency aid to those most affected in […]

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Asia Pulp and Paper is playing a corporate shell game, and #rainforests are losing

Asia Pulp and Paper is playing a corporate shell game, and #rainforests are losing

| February 14, 2018

The actions of one of the world’s largest pulp and paper producers––Asia Pulp and Paper (APP)––have a huge impact on Indonesia’s forests, tropical peatlands and communities, and by extension, the world’s climate. Given its legacy of problematic impacts on people and the environment, civil society has viewed its corporate sustainability commitments with hopeful skepticism for […]

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