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  • Envoys to help smallholders make EU call off palm oil restriction
    TANJUNG MALIM (April 8): The ambassadors from several European Union (EU) countries are ready to present the pleas of oil palm smallholders for the bloc to call off its plans to restrict Malaysian palm oil products effective 2030. FELCRA Berhad (Felcra) chairman Datuk Nageeb Wahab said the ambassadors gave their commitment after visiting the Felcra […]
  • US-China soy trade war could destroy 13 million hectares of rainforest
    Study suggests Brazil likely to rush to fill China’s sudden soy shortfall by boosting farming Jonathan Watts  @jonathanwatts  A soy plantation in the Amazon rainforest near Santarem, Brazil. Photograph: Ricardo Beliel/Getty Images The Amazon rainforest could be the greatest casualty of the trade war between the United States and China, warns a new study showing how deforestation […]
  • PM: Retaliation inevitable if EU continues to treat palm oil industry unfairly
    Prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad with Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin at the press conference after Special Cabinet Committee on Anti-Corruption meeting. Bernama By Azura Abas, Manirajan Ramasamy March 19, 2019 @ 8:12pm PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia may be forced to retaliate if the European Union (EU) continues to treat Malaysian palm oil industry unfairly, said Tun […]
  • DPM: French leaders admit campaign on M’sian palm oil baseless
    Several French parliamentarians and political leaders have admitted the negative campaign of the European Union on Malaysian palm oil is unfounded, says Deputy Prime Minister Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail. The views were expressed by MPs and politicians of France in a meeting with Wan Azizah at a hotel in Paris today. “The members of […]
  • Palm oil discrimination makes it difficult to conclude FTAs
    Ministry of International Trade and Industry (Miti) deputy secretary general (trade) Datuk Seri Norazman Ayob said Malaysia is not likely to to conclude free trade agreement (FTA) talks with the EU and Efta if palm oil continues to be discriminated with tariff and technical trade barriers. .–fotoBERNAMA (2019) COPY RIGHTS RESERVED By OOI TEE CHING – March 14, […]
  • Our Story: how Palm Oil has Changed our Lives
    Our Story Video   Notes : Malaysia produced 19.52 million tonnes of crude palm oil in 2018, accounting for 27% of the world’s palm oil production of 72.48 million tonnes. The oil palm provides livelihood to some 650,000 smallholders and over 3.2 million Malaysians who rely onthe palm oil industry. This is not withstanding the multiplier and spin-off […]
  • EU Trying to Go Green and Avoid Trade War With Palm Oil Giants
    European Commission sets criteria for sustainable biofuels Palm oil producers warned curbs on shipments risk retaliation By Ewa Krukowska (Bloomberg) — The European Union set new criteria for the use of palm oil in biofuels in a balancing act to avert a trade war with producers in Asia while appeasing climate protagonists at home. The measure approved by the European Commission […]

 

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  • China injects RM3.7bil palm oil deal, more to come April 19, 2019
    China is committed to significantly increase the purchase of Malaysian palm oil, following the revival of the stalled East Coast Rail Link. Following good demand from 300 million out of its 1.4 billion population, it is keen on not only doing that, but also assisting Malaysia in improving the crops’ yield. Revealing this, China’s ambassador […]
  • Malaysia keeps May crude palm oil export duty at 0pct April 18, 2019
    (April 17): Malaysia kept its export duty on crude palm oil for May at 0%, according to a circular on the Malaysian Palm Oil Board's website on Wednesday that cited the national customs department. The duty has been at 0% since September.
  • Palm oil slips as stocks remain high April 17, 2019
    Malaysian palm oil futures traded mostly range bound in the first half on Monday due to lack of bullish news, but edged lower at midday break as stockspiles remained high. The benchmark palm oil contract for June delivery on the Bursa Malaysia Derivatives Exchange was down 0.1% at RM2,159 (US$525.30) a tonne at the midday […]
  • Malaysia might continue suspending FTA talks with EU and EFTA April 17, 2019
    Malaysia may continue to suspend Free Trade Agreement (FTA) talks with the European Union (EU) and the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) until the issue of unfair and discriminatory practices against palm oil is resolved. International Trade and Industry Ministry deputy secretary general (trade) Datuk Seri Norazman Ayob said Malaysian palm oil crop was singled […]
  • Expert: Palm oil not linked with diseases April 17, 2019
    Some critics have claimed that palm oil is linked with heart disease and other non-communicable diseases. But a nutritional biochemist pointed out that many studies have shown that saturated fat may not have an impact on heart disease risk. Wayne State University’s Depar­tment of Nutrition and Food Science Associate Prof Dr Pramod Khosla said that […]