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

15-Dec-2017
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.

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

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

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

15-Dec-2017
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.

Heavy palm oil stocks overshadow tightening in vegoil markets: Braun

14-Dec-2017
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.

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

14-Dec-2017
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.

Palm oil eases on weaker ringgit, subdued export demand

14-Dec-2017
Asking prices for palm oil were between unchanged and $10 a tonne down, also pressured by a slightly weaker ringgit. Malaysian palm oil futures closed between unchanged and 16 ringgit per tonne lower on weak export demand and because of the weaker trend in CBOT soyoil.

Palm falls to fresh over 5-month low on weak export demand

14-Dec-2017
KUALA LUMPUR (Dec 13): Malaysian palm oil futures slipped on Wednesday evening, charting a seventh session of declines in eight, on weak export demand and tracking falls in soyoil on the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT).

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