Tag "palm oil"

Back to homepage

India hikes up tariff on Malaysia’s refined palm oil

India’s demand for Malaysian refined palm oil is likely to drop sharply in October following a tax hike, curtailing further exports from the Southeast Asian country and leading to higher inventories. India, the world’s biggest edible oil importer, on Wednesday

Read More

Mydin supermarket chain bans ‘palm-oil-free’ products

Malaysia’s biggest supermarket chain Mydin has removed products labelled palm-oil-free from its stores, its top executive said today, as part of a campaign by the world’s second-largest producer of the oil to protect the commodity’s image at home and abroad.

Read More

Malaysia, India’s new top palm oil supplier

MUMBAI: Malaysia is set to replace Indonesia as the top palm oil supplier to India in 2019 as New Delhi has been charging lower import tax on refined palm oil shipments from Malaysia, giving Kuala Lumpur an edge over Jakarta,

Read More

CECA safeguards Malaysia – India palm oil deal

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia should not be too worried over news reports that India would probably raise the import duty on refined palm oil, given that both countries have signed the Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (CECA). Malaysian Palm Oil Association chief

Read More

Palm oil misunderstanding: Minister and school resolve dispute

PUCHONG: The incident between Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok and an international school which staged an anti-palm oil performance has been resolved. In a Facebook post today, Kok said that the senior administrators of The International @Parkcity, Education director Andrew

Read More

Disappointed, not stifling freedom of expression over palm oil brouhaha

In light of an international primary school putting up a play critical of the palm oil industry, I would like to clarify that my criticism was not an attempt to stifle freedom of expression in that school, but to express disappointment

Read More

Malaysia to Europe: Stop tarnishing palm oil

LONDON: European countries that sell various goods to Malaysia can be asked to stop tarnishing the image of palm oil, says Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. “We can do so but whether they will reciprocate or not that’s another

Read More

‘EU would still use Malaysian palm oil’

KUALA LUMPUR: Outgoing Sime Darby executive deputy chairman and managing director Tan Sri Mohd Bakke Salleh is confident that Malaysian palm oil would still enter the European Union market despite a ban on using it as biofuel. This is because

Read More

Palm oil issue would not crack Malaysia – EU ties

KUALA LUMPUR: The European Union (EU) is optimistic that its relationship with Malaysia will remain strong even in the midst of the discord regarding the palm oil issue. EU Ambassador and Head of Delegation to Malaysia Maria Castillo Fernandez said

Read More

Najib trolls Kok in support of raising palm oil usage

PUCHONG: Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok Suh Sim has found an ally from the opposition Barisan Nasional coalition in pushing for an increase in the use of palm oil among Malaysians. Pekan MP Datuk Seri Najib Razak trolled Kok by

Read More