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Palm hits 16-month low on weak demand, high stockpiles

KUALA LUMPUR (Dec 14): Malaysian palm oil futures hit a 16-month low on Thursday, weighed down by low demand and high stockpiles, as well as weakness in edible oils on China's Dalian Commodity Exchange.
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Posted: 15-Dec-2017

Palm oil/Vegoils: Market factors to watch Friday Dec 15

KUALA LUMPUR: The following factors are likely to influence Malaysian palm oil futures and other vegetable oil markets on Friday Dec 15.
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Posted: 15-Dec-2017

Palm oil demand seen tepid in Dec, could pick up in New Year

KUALA LUMPUR: Demand for palm oil is likely to stay weak in December despite a recent slide in prices, said traders in No. 2 producer Malaysia, though exports from the country are seen rebounding in January as China stocks up ahead of the Lunar New Year.
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Posted: 15-Dec-2017

Heavy palm oil stocks overshadow tightening in vegoil markets: Braun

Malaysian palm oil stocks have hit a two-year high, up 50 percent over last year on back-to-back months of near-record production and a slowdown in exports. Meanwhile, global inventories of other vegoils, particularly soybean oil, are likely to drop to multiyear lows in 2018.
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Posted: 14-Dec-2017

Can Malaysia's palm oil sustainability certification change negative perceptions?

Becoming the first country to certify the sustainability of its palm oil will boost exports and undermine 'unfair' labelling practices, a leading industry official has told us in an exclusive interview.
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Posted: 14-Dec-2017
 
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