Malaysia’s mammoth palm oil sector faces a new threat after Indian traders were asked to halt purchases amid a diplomatic row over Kashmir, piling further pressure on the industry as Europe also plans cutbacks.
Malaysia is in talks with at last six countries on the possibility of using palm oil to pay for arms, as Southeast Asia’s third-biggest economy seeks to replace old equipment to boost its defense capabilities.
A new online shopping tool to buying products made using ethical palm oil.
The European Union risks opening up a trade war with Malaysia.
Chinese companies ink several documents on the purchase of palm oil with Malaysian manufacturers.
Indonesia’s two presidential candidates pledged on Sunday to achieve energy self-sufficiency by boosting the use of bioenergy.
An EU decision to curb palm oil imports was the last thing Razak needed before election.
Four Indonesian men have been arrested over the killing of an orangutan.
First shipment of Cambodian palm oil to the Japanese market shall be next year.
Researchers creates detailed map that will help buyers and consumers of palm oil work out whether the supply chain is harming forests.
Facing a backlash in Europe over palm oil’s environmental toll, producers are scrambling to find new markets and striking unusual deals.
Malaysia’s palm oi is on track to rebound after El Nino, but will miss forecasts.
Malaysia and Indonesia plan to raise the prospect of EU curbs on the imports of palm oil with the World Trade Organisation, both countries said in a joint statement yesterday.