Malaysia-EU FTA talks to include palm oil resolutions

KUALA LUMPUR: The free trade agreement (FTA) negotiations between Malaysia and the European Union (EU) will include a discussion on the recent resolution by the EU parliament to phase out the use of certain vegetable oils, including palm oil, by 2020.

Malaysian palm oil/Vegoils: Market factors to watch Friday April 28

KUALA LUMPUR: The following factors are likely to influence Malaysian palm oil futures and other vegetable oil markets on Friday April 28.

Malaysian palm oil price dragged from two-week high by profit-taking

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian palm oil futures reversed gains on Thursday evening as the market took profit after hitting a two-week high.

Sime Darby Plantation introduces new animal feed product

KUALA LUMPUR (April 25): Sime Darby Plantation Sdn Bhd has launched its new animal feed ingredient brand, Purafex, which is developed in collaboration with Malaysia Palm Oil Board (MPOB) and manufactured at its Carey Island Kernel Crushing Plant in Klang.

Malaysia, Indonesia to counter EU decision to ban palm oil-based biofuel

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia and Indonesia will send a joint mission to Europe next month to counter the European Union (EU) resolution which proposed to curb the use of oil palm-based biofuel by 2020.
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