19 jun 2013 in Palm Oil News
Palm oil shipments from Indonesia, the world’s biggest producer, probably advanced for the first time in four months in May on increasing demand for the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan. Prices climbed to a three-month high. Exports of the cooking oil, used in everything from noodles…Read more..
25 apr 2013 in Palm Oil News
KUALA LUMPUR - Palm oil advanced for a third day to the highest level in almost two weeks on speculation that rising exports from Malaysia may help pare stockpiles in the world’s largest producer after Indonesia. The contract for July delivery climbed as much as 1.6 percent to 2,326 ringgit ($765)…Read more..
24 apr 2013 in Palm Oil News
The Indonesian Palm Oil Association (Gapki) has opposed the government’s plan to prolong a two-year forest moratorium, slated to end in May, saying that such an extension would only hamper the expansion of the country’s palm oil sector. Indonesia, through Presidential Instruction No. 10/2011,…Read more..
16 apr 2013 in Palm Oil News
The surprising biodiversity that remains in oil palm plantations can and should be protected, say researchers. Their study, published in a recent issue of Wildlife Research, has come up with recommendations to reduce the risks to native animals found on oil palm estates across West Malaysia. "A normal…Read more..
05 apr 2013 in Palm Oil News
JAKARTA - Palm oil exports from Indonesia, the world’s largest producer, jumped to the highest level in at least five years in February after China and Pakistan boosted purchases to benefit from a slump in prices. Shipments, including palm and kernel oils, gained 9.1 percent to 2.04 million metric…Read more..