Palm oil prices retreat on weak petroleum, coronavirus concern
KUALA LUMPUR/NEW DELHI (Jan 23): Palm oil retreated on Thursday, as growing concern about Malaysia’s shipments to India and a drop in petroleum prices amid China’s coronavirus outbreak reduced the tropical oil’s appeal as a biofuel..... < read more >

Malaysia to buy more sugar from India to help resolve palm oil spat
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s top sugar refiner said it will increase purchases of the commodity from India, which according to two sources is part of efforts to placate New Delhi amid an ongoing spat over palm oil..... < read more >

India urges boycott of Malaysian palm oil after dispute
MUMBAI, India (Reuters) — Indian palm oil importers have effectively stopped all purchases from top supplier Malaysia after the government privately urged them to boycott its product following a diplomatic spat, industry and government sources said..... < read more >

India Edible Oil: Soybean falls on tepid buying from crushing plants
NEW DELHI – Futures contracts of all components of the edible oil basket fell on domestic exchanges today..... < read more >

GRAINS-Wheat firm near 18-month high on tightening supply; soybeans subdued
PARIS/SYDNEY, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Chicago wheat futures edged higher on Thursday to hold near an 18-month high, underpinned by strong overseas demand, rising export prices and potential supply snags. .... < read more >

Economics and Industry Development Division
Malaysian Palm Oil Board