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Malaysia plants hope for palm oil’s future in dwarf trees

Bukit Lawiang (Malaysia) (AFP) – Test tubes holding plants line shelves in a Malaysian laboratory, the heart of a breeding programme for dwarf palm oil trees which scientists hope will cut costs and …

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Malaysia says palm oil curbs by EU lack scientific proof, breach WTO rules

BRUSSELS — A European Union proposal to limit the use of palm oil lacks comprehensive scientific evidence and breaches global trade rules, Malaysia’s marketing agency for the edible oil said on Friday …

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Malaysia says EU palm oil curbs lack scientific proof, breach WTO rules

A European Union proposal to limit the use of palm oil lacks comprehensive scientific evidence and breaches global trade rules, Malaysia’s marketing agency for the edible oil said on Friday. Malaysia, …

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Malaysia in last ditch effort to avert EU palm oil curbs

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Malaysia will present legal and technical arguments this week against an EU plan to limit the use of palm oil, the head of the country’s marketing agency said on Tuesday, opposing …

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Malaysia Plans to Halt All Expansion of Palm Oil Plantations

Malaysia plans to halt all expansion of oil palm plantations this year as it seeks to dispel the oil’s reputation as a driver of deforestation. The world’s second-largest producer will cap the area at …

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Malaysia keeps March crude palm oil export duty at 0 pct

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 18 (Reuters) – Malaysia kept its export duty on crude palm oil for March at zero percent, according to a circular on the Malaysian Palm Oil Board’s website on Monday that cited …

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Malaysia Asks WHO to Pull `Biased’ Report on Palm Oil Industry

Malaysia has asked the World Health Organization to retract a report that says the palm oil industry is deploying tactics similar to tobacco and alcohol lobbyists to influence research into the health …

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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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Malaysia and Indonesia ‘put pressure on UK’ to intervene over ban on palm oil by supermarket Iceland

The world’s biggest palm oil producing nations, Indonesia and Malaysia, have both reportedly attempted to influence the British government to take action after supermarket chain Iceland announced it w…

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Malaysia Palm Oil stocks fall to 2.47 MT in September: survey

Malaysia’s palm oil stocks likely edged down in September from seven-month highs in August as shipments from the world’s No.2 exporter of the commodity outpaced production-growth for the month, accord…

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