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Malaysian palm oil stocks may recover sharply from 13-year lows by 2021-end

Malaysian palm oil inventories in December plunged to 1.26 million tonnes, their lowest in more than 13 years, but are expected to rebound to 2 million tonnes by the end of 2021, the industry …

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US Bans Palm Oil Imports From Second Malaysian Firm

The United States has banned imports from a Malaysian palm oil giant whose products are found in numerous household goods over concerns that its workers face a litany of abuse. The move against Sime …

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U.S. to Block Palm Oil From Large Malaysian Producer

An official from U.S. Customs and Border Protection said Wednesday the agency will detain shipments of palm oil and its products from FGV Holdings Berhad in Malaysia after a wide range of labor abuse …

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Malaysian prisoners may face ‘forced labour’ on palm oil plantations

Shortage of foreign workers behind plan by producers to employ inmates as a stopgap measure …

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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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