Last week, the Ministry of Environment and Forestry made a decision that surprised many. They canceled the Revised Business Plan on Utilization of Forest Timber Product in Industrial Plantation Forest (RKUPHHK-HTI) proposed by PT Riau Andalan Pulp & Paper (RAPP). The cancellation and revocation of the revised business plan was reported by several national media outlets as revocation of the operating license of the Company. As a result, there was public anxiety because many people thought this decision would affect the fate of thousands of RAPP employees. To put an end to the dismay, on October 22, 2017, the Ministry published a press release and clarified the situation.To subscribe please click here