Malaysian palm oil/Vegoils: Market factors to watch Friday Feb 22
KUALA LUMPUR: The following factors are likely to influence Malaysian palm oil futures and other vegetable oil markets on Friday Feb 22..... < read more >

Singapore's Wilmar quarter four net profit halves on provision for sugar assets
SINGAPORE: Singapore-listed commodity trader Wilmar International Ltd posted on Thursday a more than 50 percent fall in fourth-quarter net profit from a year earlier, mainly due to a provision linked to sugar milling assets in Australia..... < read more >

Malaysian palm oil price recovers from 1-month low on stronger soyoil
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian palm oil futures recovered from a one-month low on Thursday, tracking strength in U.S. soyoil and snapping two sessions of declines..... < read more >

Palm oil sector fundamentally strong but more automation needed
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 21): The palm oil sector remains fundamentally strong but more focus should be placed on the greater adoption of mechanisation and automation to further improve productivity of both the big players and smallholders, said Dr Shariman Alwani, who is head of strategy, innovation and renewables at Sime Darby Plantation Bhd. .... < read more >

Economics and Industry Development Division
Malaysian Palm Oil Board