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Palm-oil export permit corruption cost Indonesia $1.3 billion, attorney general says

By Jet Damazo-Santos
  • 22 Jul 2022 09:54
  • 22 Jul 2022 09:54
Indonesia has suffered about 20 trillion rupiah ($1.3 billion) in losses due to corruption in the issuance of palm-oil export permits that contributed to the cooking-oil crisis, the country’s attorney general says.
Supardi, the director for investigation at the Attorney General’s Office, or AGO, broke down the losses in

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Jet Damazo-Santos

Correspondent, Jakarta

Jet Damazo-Santos has been covering antitrust, data protection and other compliance issues in key jurisdictions in Southeast Asia for MLex full time since 2018. She has almost two decades of journalism experience in the Philippines and Indonesia, where she was the associate editor for the Jakarta Globe and the Jakarta bureau chief for Rappler Indonesia prior to joining MLex. She holds a master's degree in Applied Business Economics from the University of Asia and the Pacific.

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