Palm Oil and Deporestation

The impact of plantation expansion on forests has resurfaced after the  European Union Law on Deforestation (EU Deforestation Regulation /  EUDR) was officially enforced on 16 May 2023. The EUDR was issued to  fight deforestation and climate change and a form of responsibility for  the European Union to import various products produced from forest  clearing. With the EUDR, all product exports ranging from palm oil,  coffee, soy, cocoa, and beef to chocolate, rubber, paper, and leather will  be refused entry to the 27 EU countries if they do not pass a deforestation  due diligence. The EUDR requires every exporter to guarantee that their  products do not come from areas resulting from deforestation.