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An Aerial View Shows A Palm Oil Plantation In South Sumatra Province

Date: 19-Oct-10
Country: INDONESIA
Author: Beawiharta Beawiharta

An Aerial View Shows A Palm Oil Plantation In South Sumatra Province

An aerial view shows a palm oil plantation in South Sumatra province, October 16, 2010.

Indonesia's plans to halt forest clearing will slow the aggressive expansion of plantation firms in the world's top palm oil producer, leading to higher costs as firms will need acquisitions or improved yields to boost growth.

Reuters
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