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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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Malaysia’s Dec palm oil stocks hit 13-year low, imports at all-time peak

Malaysian palm oil inventories in December fell to their lowest in more than 13 years and imports touched a record high as production slumped while exports surged, data from the industry regulator …

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Palm oil prices set for a volatile year led by soybean market, say leading analysts

Palm oil prices are likely to remain high in the first quarter but “fall dramatically” during the second half of the year as palm and oilseed plantings pick up, two leading industry analysts said in a …

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Weather, labour crunch set to dent global crude palm oil output, says analyst

Weather disruption and labour shortages mean global palm oil production is unlikely to stay on trend to hit growth projections of more than 6 million tonnes this year, a leading sector analyst told a …

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Palm oil, palm export value to surpass RM70 bln

The total export value of Malaysian palm oil and palm products for 2020 is expected to surpass RM70 billion, compared with RM67.5 billion recorded in 2019. This is an admirable achievement by the …

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Child labor in palm oil industry tied to Girl Scout cookies

Child labor has long stained the $ 65 billion global palm oil industry. Though often minimized as kids simply helping their families, it has been identified as a problem by rights groups, the United …

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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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A Girl Scout calls out link to palm oil industry and child labor in Girl Scout cookies

Used in many food products, palm oil is a $ 65 billion global industry known for its exploitation of children overseas. An 11-year-old Tennessee Girl Scout decided to take action.

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Palm Oil Slips From Eight-Year High as Focus Shifts to Exports

Palm oil retreated from an eight-year high on concerns that shipments from second-biggest grower Malaysia may dwindle next month amid weaker Chinese demand.

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Palm Oil’s Stunning Rally Likely Dampened Demand From Top Buyer

Palm oil imports by India, the world’s biggest buyer, probably slumped to a five-month low in November as rising prices curbed demand.

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