• 3 July, 2020
    Growth Avenues for Malaysian Palm Oil in Sub-Saharan Africa
    Introduction Sub-Saharan Africa has always been a palm oil friendly region with 69% or approximately 7.1 million MT of oils and fats consumption being palm oil. Last year, this region imported a total of 2 million MT of Malaysian palm oil. Though palm oil is locally produced in this region, palm oil imports are also […]
  • 3 July, 2020
    Malaysia to file legal action with WTO against EU’s palm oil ban
    KUALA LUMPUR (July 1): Malaysia has decided to file legal action with the World Trade Organisation (WTO) against the European Union’s (EU) restrictions on palm oil-based biofuel. Plantation Industries and Commodities Minister Datuk Dr Mohd Khairuddin Aman Razali said the ministry, with the cooperation of Attorney-General’s Chambers, will file the action through the WTO’s dispute […]
  • 1 July, 2020
    Facts on Malaysian Palm Oil
  • 1 July, 2020
    Study reveals palm oil biofuel usage causes lowest lan use change risk among feedstocks
    Growing crops to obtain biofuel feedstocks results in land use change (LUC) which can be distinguished as direct land use change (DLUC) and indirect land use change (ILUC). DLUC happens when new or uncultivated land is used for production. However, when existing cropland production is diverted for other kinds of use, forcing the shortage of food, feed and material to be produced on new cropland elsewhere, this land expansion is called ILUC.
  • 1 July, 2020
    Does Substituting Palm Oil Lower Saturated Content?
    A fact on palm oil free products
  • 1 July, 2020
    Palm oil Performance During COVID-19 in Egypt
    The Egyptian government has started to adopt a coexistence strategy in the long-term to support precautionary measures while resuming services, businesses and economic activities. Egypt will resume international flights at all airports starting from July 1 amid preparations to resume foreign tourism in three provinces with the least infections. Egypt, the most populous Arab country […]
  • 1 July, 2020
    Palm oil set for better fortunes after pandemic wrecked bull run
    (July 1): Palm oil is heading for a recovery in the second half on improving global demand and dwindling output, months after the coronavirus shattered the tropical oil’s stunning bull run. Demand for the world’s most-consumed cooking oil, used in everything from chocolate to ice-cream, lipstick and shampoo, is poised to recover as lockdowns across […]
  • 26 June, 2020
    Pongo Alliance develops guidelines for sustainable palm oil production
    KINABATANGAN: An alliance of oil palm growers, businesses, and conservation practitioners, called Pongo Alliance, is developing guidelines for best management practices (BMP) to support sustainable palm oil production that includes safe spaces for wild orangutans outside of protected areas. With a vision to make resilient landscapes for wildlife and people a reality, Pongo Alliance uses […]
  • 25 June, 2020
    Nigeria Palm Oil Demand Expected to Rise Post Covid-19
    For Nigeria, Africa’s largest economy and biggest crude oil producer, the dual shock of the pandemic and a collapse in oil prices threatens to drive the country into a deep economic downturn. A crash in oil prices led the authorities to devalue the Naira in March, and further adjustments are expected in the months to come. President […]