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Indonesia files WTO lawsuit against EU over palm oil biofuels

By DW
22 December 2019   |   10:32 am
The world's largest palm oil producer has called the EU "discriminatory" over its plan to phase out biofuels. Europe is concerned about the environmental destruction and human rights violations practiced by the industry.

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