As of 1 January 2022, the fee for physical transactions and RSPO Credits in RSPO PalmTrace will be reduced. RSPO and Rainforest Alliance, the service provider of RSPO PalmTrace, review the transaction fees annually, and in 2021, the volume exceeded the volume threshold which warrants a fee reduction. Volume-based fees are levied over Shipping Announcements for Mass Balance, Segregated and Identity Preserved supply chain models. This fee is invoiced to the first buyer from the RSPO certified oil mill, upon confirming a Shipping Announcement. There is also a fee levied over RSPO Credits, invoiced to the buyer of the credits.

The reduced fees for physical transactions in PalmTrace as of 1 January 2022 will be:


USD 1.30 / MT (currently USD 1.40)


USD 0.59 / MT (currently USD 0.63)

The reduced fees for RSPO Credits Purchased in RSPO PalmTrace as of 1 January 2022 will be:

RSPO Credits sold by oil mills:


USD 1.30 / RSPO Credit (currently USD 1.40)

RSPO Credits sold by crushers:


No fee


USD 1.30 / RSPO Credit (currently USD 1.40)

RSPO Credits sold by independent smallholders:


USD 1.30 / RSPO Credit (currently USD 1.40)


USD 1.30 / RSPO Credit (currently USD 1.40)


USD 1.30 / RSPO Credit (currently USD 1.40)

Please note: Fees are subject to change, with prior notice from the RSPO Secretariat. For further information on fees, please contact the RSPO Certification team at [email protected]

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