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Malaysian palm oil producers step up perks to retain foreign workers amid pandemic

After five years of often back breaking work on a Malaysian palm oil plantation, Bangladeshi national Babul told his employer this month he was ready to call it quits. The plantation owner in the Mala …

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Industry body expects third-quarter rise in Malaysian palm oil exports to biggest buyers

Malaysia will export more palm oil to India, China and the European Union, the biggest buyers, in the third quarter after an easing of coronavirus curbs and an export duty exemption, a state agency …

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Exclusive: India resumes purchases of Malaysian palm oil – traders

Indian buyers have resumed purchases of Malaysian palm oil after a four-month gap following a diplomatic row, with buying spurred by a fall in domestic inventories and discounted prices, trade sources …

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Malaysian palm oil players warn of tougher times as pandemic hits prices

Malaysian palm oil industry leaders warned on Tuesday of depressed prices this year as the coronavirus pandemic cuts global demand and boosts inventories, with the biggest producer warning of painful …

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Malaysian Palm Oil Exports to India Seen Hitting New Record Low

Palm oil shipments from Malaysia to top customer India may plunge to a fresh record low in April as the virus lockdown and punitive import curbs cause demand to dry up. Malaysia, the No. 2 producer, …

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India’s curbs on Malaysian palm imports stir up edible oil trade

India’s halt on Malaysian palm oil imports has disrupted global edible oil trade flows, with Indonesia diverting supplies to feed India, Malaysia rushing to tap markets left behind by Jakarta, and …

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Pakistan pledges to buy more Malaysian palm oil to compensate for India’s withdrawal

Pakistan will buy more palm oil from Malaysia, Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Tuesday, to try and compensate after top buyer India put curbs on Malaysian imports last month amid a diplomatic row.

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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 asks domestic refiners to avoid buying Malaysian palm oil: sources

India has informally asked palm oil refiners and traders to avoid buying Malaysian palm oil, government and industry sources said, following Kuala Lumpur’s criticism of India’s actions in Kashmir and …

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