21/11/06 (India Daily) - Palm oil prices, which rose by as much as 30 dollars per tonne in the global commodity market has cast its shadow in the domestic market, an industry expert said. "Palm oil prices have gone up, but exactly not in line with international prices. We are watching the development because it will also have an impact on the domestic price level," Solvent Extractors'' Association Executive Director B V Mehta said. Palm oil price in the domestic market went up by Re one per kg due to a spurt in global prices of Crude Palm Oil (CPO), due to higher purchases by China, which bought nearly three lakh tonnes from Malaysia, the major producer of palm oil.
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