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A tale of Malaysia’s rubber gloves, condoms & palm oil

KUALA LUMPUR: Rubber is a blessed word in these difficult times as its transformation into gloves has proved life-saving with even the world’s largest economy singing praises of Malaysia’s gloves. The US Embassy here via its official twitter handle trumpeted the fact that

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India’s palm oil imports from M’sia have turned negligible

NEW DELHI: India’s palm oil imports from Malaysia have turned negligible, according to the most recent monthly data released by a trade group yesterday. The country imported 540,470 tonnes of palm oil in February, but only 5,890 tonnes were from

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Malaysia’s palm oil stocks fall 4.2% this month

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s total palm oil stocks fell 4.2% to 1.68 million tonnes in February 2020 from 1.76 million tonnes in January 2020. In a statement today, the Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB) said crude palm oil (CPO) stock dropped by 0.23% to

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Kok: Malaysia will not withdraw the complaint against EU

KUALA LUMPUR: Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok said, Malaysia has not retracted its option of filing a complaint to the World Trade Organization (WTO) against the European Union’s (EU) Delegated Regulation. In fact, Malaysia’s highest-level legal team is examining the

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Malaysia’s palm oil market share in Pakistan set to grow

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia’s palm oil market share in Pakistan is set to grow from the current 22% following Karachi’s commitment to buy more palm oil from the country, Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok Suh Sim said. Aside from Pakistan Prime Minister

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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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MPOB expects palm oil stocks to fall 1.5 – 2m tonnes

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB) expects the country’s palm oil stocks to finish the year at 2.1 million tonnes or at least remain at the current level of 2.25 million tonnes on continued demand for the edible

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Najib: Palm oil exports to India dropped by 76%

PUCHONG: Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak today criticised Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok for trivialising India’s unofficial boycott on Malaysian palm oil produce. In a Facebook post today, Najib pointed out that Malaysia’s palm oil exports to

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Indian Envoy: What boycott? We still buy Malaysian palm oil

KUALA LUMPUR: The Indian High Commissioner to Malaysia, Shri Mridul Kumar, today rubbished any incident of a palm oil boycott by India against Malaysia, when asked about the update on the reported disputes between the two nations. Speaking to Malay Mail,

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Palm oil still has a future, Kok tells Daim

Palm oil, as the most cost-effective oil would continue to play a pivotal role in the world, says Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok. “It is hard to imagine a scenario wherein it can be replaced by other oils, including coconut,

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