Malaysia's Aug palm oil exports rise 3.1% — ITS

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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 31): Exports of Malaysian palm oil products for August rose 3.1% to 1,073,903 tonnes, from 1,041,651 tonnes shipped during July, cargo surveyor Intertek Testing Services said on Friday.

Here is the breakdown of the ITS palm export figures for August compared with a month ago (in tonnes):

PALM PRODUCTS                 Aug         July

Crude palm oil                157,700     132,725

RBD palm oil                  77,945      87,554

RBD palm olein                335,413     357,164

RBD palm stearin             66,910      83,190

Crude palm kernel oil         24,500      21,000

Palm fatty acid distillate    62,925      59,820

TOP PALM MARKETS              Aug         July

European Union                230,596     N/A

China                         96,990      N/A

India & subcontinent          230,700     N/A

(Only selected palm products and destinations are displayed here; they may not add up to total exports)


Month       Total       Net Change m/m % August                        1,073,903   +32,252     +3.1