Who We Are

PT.BIA is a palm oil company that operates in Merauke, Papua. Our business activities include cultivating land for the harvesting of palm trees, collecting FFB (fresh fruit bunches) to process them into CPO and palm kernel. Furthermore, PT BIA’s concession does not possess any peat, our customers include some of the biggest palm oil companies in Indonesia as well as internationally.

Currently PT.BIA operates two mills and maintains 21,166 ha of planted area. At full capacity, we produce a total of 163,000 tons of CPO annually. In addition, we allocated 6,867 ha of land for our plasma scheme with associated smallholders. Our main sources of FFB are our core and smallholder plantations all of which have been both RSPO and ISPO certified.

PT.BIA Grows based on the principles of sustainability and respects people as the most important value. We Striving to implement best practice.

6,718 Ha HCV Management Area


ISPO & RSPO Certified

21,166 Ha

Planted Area

6,867 Ha

Plasma Area


Source From Company Owned


Source From Outgrowers



0 Ha


Update: AUG 2022

2020.02.12PT BIA received complaints from the Bentala Pusaka Foundation regarding the demolition of a sacred site of Yawantop, the Indigenous peoples of Malind and Wambon Tekamerop. Allegedely, the Company had destroyed sacred site used to perform traditional rituals. A field verification was immediately carried out and it was discovered that the area in question was a category HCV 4 area which according to the testimony of the Basik-Basik clan, was a natural well of 0.2 ha
2020.02.20Public consultations related to the clarification and rehabilitation of high conservation value areas have been carried out with LMA, indigenous communties, and local NGOs with the consultations also being attended by local governments bringing the total attendance to 66 people.
2020.03..12A traditional ceremony has been held between the clans involved, the company and also the local community. Followed by rehabilitation (replanting) with the plants requested by the clan on April 4, 2020.
2020.04.04At present, the Case has been listed as Resolved and continues to be monitored by the HCV team who also collaborates with the VMT (Village Monitoring Team) that has been formed comprised of members of the indigenous community itself.
2019.12.19Four civic groups (KTNC Watch, PUSAKA, SKP-KAMe and WALHI Papua) submitted a complaint to KNCP regarding the development and production of palm oil.
2020.2.12The company submitted their response to the complaint
2020.3.9Complainant submitted an additional statement
2020.3.17KNCP Initial Assessment results and mediation process is announced
2020.8.201st Mediation Committee meeting (explained implementation of NDPE policy, etc.)
2020.9.18Initial assessment completed
2020.12.22nd Mediation Committee meeting (provided further explanations on implementation of NDPE policy and other inquiries)
2020.12.16Parties agreed to further mediation procedures, extension of deadline
2021.6.233rd Mediation Committee meeting → an agreement was not reached
2021,11Iin response to KNCP request, the company submits its opinion on the KNCP Final Statement draft
2022.1.18KNCP Final Statement is announced
The KNCP published its Final Statement on January 13, 2022. The statement indicated that KNCP did not accept the complainants' claim, but recommended that POSCO International should continue with its current efforts to implement active environmental and social policies and communicate with stakeholders in the future. In response, POSCO International submitted a performance report to KNCP on July 29, 2022, detailing the progress of their ESG activities, including the implementation of the NDPE policy in accordance with the recommendations.