MALAYSIA aims to double the palm oil content in biodiesel used for the transport sector to 20 per cent next year, as South-east Asia's third-largest economy looks to cut record stockpiles and...

THE world's biggest growers of palm oil say they're stepping up efforts to produce the contentious commodity more sustainably, but consumers are unwilling to pay more for environmentally...

[JAKARTA] An ambitious scheme to replant about a fifth of the land under palm oil in Indonesia is running far behind schedule, marking a blow to efforts by the world's top producer to lift...

[KUALA LUMPUR] The world's biggest growers of palm oil say they're stepping up efforts to produce the contentious commodity more sustainably, but consumers are unwilling to pay more for...

INDIA has cut import taxes on crude and refined palm oil from South-east Asian countries after a request from suppliers, a government notification said.

[MUMBAI] India slashed import tax on crude and refined palm oil sourced from Southeast Asian (Asean) countries after request from suppliers, a government notification said late on Monday.

[KUALA LUMPUR] Malaysia said it is currently reviewing its palm oil export duty structure to ensure market competitiveness, according to a minister, which could help boost demand and reduce the...

A WHOLLY owned subsidiary of Global Palm Resources Holdings will acquire a 95 per cent stake in PT Bumi Raya Agro for a total consideration of 23.6 billion rupiah (S$2.2 million), it said on...

[JAKARTA] Indonesia has relaxed rules on levies for palm oil and derivative products effective immediately following a drop in prices, according to a finance ministry regulation uploaded on a...

[KUALA LUMPUR] Sime Darby Plantation Berhad, the world's largest oil palm planter by land holdings, said on Friday its first-quarter profit slumped 89 per cent due to lower palm prices and...