Johor oil palm growers wary of Pakatan


Khoo Gek San

Small oil palm plantation owners in Johor who were severely impacted by low prices in 2018 blame Pakatan Harapan for their ill fortune. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, March 10, 2022.

THE bad memory of palm oil prices bottoming out in 2018 during Pakatan Harapan’s (PH) rule could influence the vote of small oil palm growers in the Johor elections.

Small oil palm plantation owners in Johor who were severely impacted by low prices in 2018 still blame PH, although they acknowledge that there were other external factors involved. 


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  • Short term high prices seem welcome but if palm oil - whose reputation is severely impacted by deforestation and forced Labour issues- will no longer be a cheap foodstuff. As for fossil fuels, alternatives will be quickly found.

    Posted 3 months ago by Malaysia New hope