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Latest Articles in Palm Oil Imports

Malaysia Worries New EU Food Rules Could Hurt Palm Oil Exports

Food use makes up 65% of global consumption of palm oil that is found in everything from bread to chocolate spread and instant noodles.

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Malaysia Says Relations With India To Improve After New Delhi Lifts Tax

India's trade remedial body had in early March recommended the government not to extend the 5% bilateral safeguard duty on imports of refined palm oil from Malaysia.

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Desire For Detente Not Enough To Reignite Malaysian Palm Oil Exports To India

Malaysian supplies of palm oil to India have slowed to a trickle since Delhi adopted a hardline stance after Mahathir criticised actions in Kashmir in September.

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Indian Rapeseed Refiners Call For Halt To Palmolein Imports

Indian palm oil imports fell 27% in January from a year earlier to 594,804 tonnes, partly due to the restriction on imports of refined palm oil.

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Malaysia's PM-In-Waiting Seeks End To Palm Tension With India

India, the world's biggest buyer of edible oils, last month imposed curbs on refined palm oil imports and informally asked traders to stop buying from Malaysia.

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India's June Palm Oil Imports Plunge To 4-1/2 Year Low

Lower imports by India, the world's biggest vegetable oil importer, could weigh on benchmark Malaysian palm oil futures that are currently trading near their lowest in three years

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India's Tax Hike To Slash Palm Oil Imports, Boost Soyoil, Sunflower Oil Buying

In a move designed to support domestic farmers, India raised the import tax on crude palm oil to 44 percent from 30 percent and lifted the tax on refined palm oil to 54 percent from 40 percent

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India's Refined Palm Oil Imports To Fall As Duty Change Makes Crude Palm Cheaper

Indonesian and Malaysian refiners, which ramped up capacity to cater to India's demand, are likely to come under pressure due to the decision by India, the world's biggest palm oil importer, to widen the import duty gap between refined, bleached and deodorized (RBD) palm olein and crude palm oil (CPO)

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