Atul Chaturvedi elected as first chairman of Asian Palm Oil Alliance

Current Affairs

  • Atul Chaturvedi of India has been elected as the President of Asia Palm Oil Alliance (APOA) on September 21, 2022.
  • He is the first president of this global organization. Atul Chaturvedi is the Director of Adani Wilmar Limited and the President of Solvent Extractors Association (SEA) of India.
  • India is the largest importer of palm oil in the Asian region and accounts for 15% of global imports.
  • Followed by, China, Pakistan and Bangladesh account for 9 per cent, 4 per cent, and 2 per cent of global imports respectively.
  • The next meeting of APOA may be held in Indonesia early next year.

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