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More subsidies for forestry conglomerates?

Bambang Setiono, Researcher, Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Bogor, West Java and E.G. Togu Manurung, Director, Forest Watch Indonesia (FWI), Jakarta. Within less than a month, the government issued two policies that favor forestry conglomerates. First, based on a proposal by the Ministry of Industry and Trade, the Financial Sector Policy Committee (FSPC) requested IBRA to restructure the debts owed by forestry sector companies in the lightest mode, or on the most generous terms.
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