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Exclusive: India warns palm oil buyers against Malaysian imports – sources

Indian palm oil importers have effectively stopped all purchases from Malaysia after the government privately warned them to shun product from the country following a diplomatic spat, industry and …

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India’s November palm oil imports drop to 17-months low: trade body

India’s palm oil imports fell 3% in November from a year ago to the lowest level in 17-months, a leading trade body said on Friday, as refiners curtailed purchases of refined palm oil from Malaysia …

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Indonesia warns on EU trade deal, dairy imports amid palm oil spat

Indonesia is prepared to walk away from talks on a free trade deal with the European Union over the bloc’s stance on palm oil, while also launching a probe into subsidies on dairy imports from the EU, …

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India Considers Adding More Levies on Refined Palm Oil Imports

(Bloomberg) — India, the world’s biggest buyer of palm oil, is considering a proposal to further increase import taxes on the refined variety to boost local processing and cut dependence on overseas …

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India’s August palm oil imports jump to 11-month high: trade body

MUMBAI (Reuters) – India’s palm oil imports in August rose 5% from a month earlier to an 11-month peak as lower prices prompted refiners to lift purchases for peak festive season, a leading trade …

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Activists urge U.S. customs to ban palm oil imports from Malaysia’s FGV

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 15 (Reuters) – A group of non-governmental organizations is calling on U.S. authorities to ban imports of palm oil from Malaysia’sFGV Holdings and investigate the company, citing …

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China to increase Malaysian palm oil imports, invest in biojet fuel plant

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – China plans to buy an additional 1.9 million tonnes of palm oil from Malaysia over the next five years and invest at least 2 billion ringgit ($ 480 million) in a biojet fuel …

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India’s palm oil imports could jump to record as prices fall: analyst

MUMBAI (Reuters) – India’s palm oil imports in 2018/19 are likely to jump a tenth from a year earlier to a record high, as a sharp fall in the prices made the tropical oil more attractive for …

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Indonesia asks India to cut palm oil tariffs in exchange for sugar imports

JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesia has asked India to cut its tariff on refined palm oil to 45 percent, matching the levy faced by rival producer Malaysia, and has offered market access for Indian sugar in …

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India cuts tax on palm oil imports; Malaysia to gain most

* India cuts import tax on CPO to 40 pct from 44 pct earlier * Refined palm to be taxed at 50 pct vs 54 pct earlier * Malaysian refined palm oil to attract 45 pct import tax * Palm oil imports may …

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