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India trade group slams refined palm oil import licences

NEW DELHI: An Indian trade group representing vegetable oil importers yesterday slammed the government for issuing licences to import refined palm oil, saying this was not in line with the “stated objective” of last month’s order restricting RBD palmolein imports.

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

India’s curb 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 India substituting palm with other oils. India, the top

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Indonesia to increase imports from India amid New Delhi-Malaysia spat

KUALA LUMPUR/NEW DELHI: Indonesia has agreed to immediately increase imports of Indian buffalo meat, sugar and auto parts after India boosted purchases of Indonesian palm oil amid a spat with rival supplier Malaysia, two Indian government sources with direct knowledge

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Malaysia to buy more sugar from India to help resolve palm oil spat

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s top sugar refiner said it will increase purchases of the commodity from India, which according to two sources is part of efforts to placate New Delhi amid an ongoing spat over palm oil imports. MSM Malaysia Holdings

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India says no meeting with Malaysia in Davos as palm oil row simmers

KUALA LUMPUR/NEW DELHI: India’s trade minister will not meet with his Malaysian counterpart in Davos next week because of his tight schedule, an Indian trade ministry official said yesterday, as a spat simmer between the top buyer of palm oil

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PAS to Kok: Stop confusing us and resolve India’s palm oil boycott

PUCHONG: Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok should stop confusing the people on India’s ban on Malaysian palm oil products and come clean on the matter. PAS deputy president Datuk Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man said it was confusing for Kok to say that

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Palm oil boycott is bad but I will not hold back my tongue-Dr M

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said he was concerned about India’s boycott on Malaysia’s palm oil products. However, a defiant Mahathir insisted that he will continue to speak out on any issues as he deemed fit. “We

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India ‘restricts’ M’sian palm oil; Najib ‘congratulates’ govt for its diplomatic gaffe

PUCHONG: The Indian government has announced that it would restrict the imports of Malaysia’s refined palm oil into its country. According to The Edge, the government issued a notice on the matter, adding that refined bleached deodorised palm oil and

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Drop in palm oil exports to India: Kok dodges question, insists no boycott

KUALA LUMPUR: Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok refused to comment on credible reports revealing that Malaysia’s palm oil exports to India has dropped sharply in the last three months.  “I will hold a special press conference on the matter some

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Najib: Stop the poppycock Pakatan! Our palm oil exports to India has dived

PUCHONG: Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said that Malaysia palm oil produce exports to India has dropped sharply despite the Pakatan Harapan government saying otherwise. In a Facebook post today, Najib said that data from the Malaysia

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