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Latest Articles in palm oil

Malaysian Palm Oil Producers Step Up Perks To Retain Foreign Workers Amid Pandemic

The plantation owner in the Malay peninsula immediately countered with a bonus of 500 ringgit ($100) - around a quarter of Babul's monthly salary - to entice him to extend his contract by at least a year.

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Industry Body Expects Third-Quarter Rise In Malaysian Palm Oil Exports To Biggest Buyers

The Indian Vegetable Oil Producers Association (IVPA) forecast Malaysia's production in 2020 to fall 3% to 19.2 million tonnes.

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Malaysia End-May Palm Oil Stocks Fall For First Time Three Months

Inventories at the world's second largest producer were down 0.5% from April to 2.03 million tonnes, according to data by industry regulator the Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB).

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Malaysia exempts palm oil from export duty

The world's second largest producer and exporter of the edible oil had already lowered its export duty in crude palm oil to 0% this month.

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Malaysia To Strengthen Trade Ties With India After Palm Oil Purchases

Indian buyers contracted up to 200,000 tonnes of Malaysian crude palm oil for June and July, after a four-month gap following a diplomatic row.

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Malaysia's Biggest Palm Oil State Shuts Some Plantations Due To Virus

Malaysia has said 16,000 people attended the event held between Feb 27 and March 1. Most of the participants were Malaysian residents but there were also attendees from 25 countries.

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Malaysia's Sugar Purchases From India Hit Record Amid Diplomatic Spat - Trade

India, hoping to reduce its vast surplus stocks of sugar, has approved an export subsidy of 10,448 Indian rupees ($142) per tonne of the sweetener for the marketing year that will end on Sept. 30.

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Malaysia Aims To Resolve Palm Oil Spat With India Within A Month

The biggest buyer of Malaysian palm oil for five years, put curbs in January on purchases, in retaliation for then prime minister Mahathir Mohamad's criticism of its policy on the Himalayan region of Kashmir and a new citizenship law.

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Malaysia, India Aim To Repair Soured Ties That Hit Palm Trade

India is the world's biggest palm oil importer but its purchases from Malaysia, the second-biggest palm exporter behind Indonesia, dropped drastically in recent months after attacks on India's policies by Mahathir.

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Indonesian Government Plans To Raise Palm Oil Export Levy - Minister

Indonesia, the world's largest palm oil producer, is expanding its biodiesel programme to use more palm oil as a feed stock for transport fuels in order to cut energy imports.

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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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India Allots Import Licences For 1.1 Million Tonnes Of Refined Palmolein From Indonesia

India imported 9.4 million tonnes of palm oil in the marketing year that ended on October 31, including 2.72 million tonnes of refined palm oil.

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India's Curbs On Malaysian Palm Imports Stir Up Edible Oil Trade

Malaysia's latest palm export data revealed the impact of India's restrictions, with shipments to India in January falling 85% from a year earlier to 46,876 tonnes, the lowest since 2011.

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Asian Palm Oil Producers Label New EU Safety Limits As 'Trade Barrier'

Palm oil is widely used in food so the move could hurt demand for its use. The tropical oil is already facing restrictions on its use in transportation fuel in the EU.

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Pakistan Pledges To Buy More Malaysian Palm Oil To Compensate For India's Withdrawal

Pakistan bought 1.1 million tonnes of palm oil from Malaysia last year, while India bought 4.4 million tonnes, according to the Malaysian Palm Oil Council.

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