KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 19 (Reuters) - Malaysia will keep exports of crude palm oil duty-free until end-February, a senior government official said on Friday, as the world's second-largest grower tries to boost demand and cut stockpiles that have ballooned to a 21-month high.
ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A drop in world palm oil prices is not expected to slow illegal logging in Indonesia's rainforests as companies continue to expand plantations, according to a new report.
ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Mines, palm oil plantations, large farms and mining projects are contributing to an alarming pace of forest destruction, a new report has found, hampering efforts to curb global warming.
BANGKOK, Dec 8 (Reuters) - Southeast Asian stock markets fell on Monday led by oil and gas stocks and palm plantation shares amid lower crude prices, sending the Malaysian index to its lowest in 15 months while Thailand's top energy
CAIRO, Dec 1 (Reuters) - Egypt's stock exchange has suspended shares of Palm Hills for ten minutes, after the firm announced 1.7 billion Egyptian pounds ($237.76 million) in planned investments next year, according to a statement on the bourse website on Monday.
such as PTT and PTT Exploration and Production led the losers on the Thai stock market while rig builder Sembcorp Marine and palm plantation firm Astra Agro Lestari were among underperformers in the region. Brent crude held above $72 a barrel on Frida
KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 28 (Reuters) - Palm oil prices are expected to average 2,200-2,500 ringgit per tonne from now until June 2015, said the chief executive officer of Malaysia's Sime Darby Bhd, the world's top oil palm planter by land size.
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Palm oil firm PT Gozco Plantation has secured loans totalling 783 billion rupiah ($64.42 million) with an eight-year tenure from Bank Negara Indonesia (BNI), Bisnis Indonesia newspaper reported, quoting a company statement.
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