JAKARTA, Sept 12 (Reuters) -
* Azis Hidayat, chairman of the Indonesian Sustainable Palm Oil (ISPO) secretariat, said the area covered by ISPO certified plantations will reach 5.5 million hectares by the end of 2019
* Currently there are 5.17 million hectares of ISPO certified plantations, made up of plantations run by 550 companies and 10 cooperatives, Hidayat said.
* ISPO certified palm oil production is expected to reach around 12.16 million tonnes per year from 2.94 million hectares of productive crops, the chairman said. (Reporting by Bernadette Christina Munthe; Editing by Tabita Diela)
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