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25031. 04/04/2008
   
03/04/2008 (The Edge Daily), Kuala Lumpur - Sime Darby Bhd is planning to invest over €34 million (RM169.03 million) in its current Unimills BV’s facilities Zwijndrecht, The Netherlands and other locations in Europe to further strengthen its position in the oils and fats downstream business in the continent.
25032. 04/04/2008
   
03/04/2008 (Finance Asia) - Current high food prices are not the result of demand for biofuel, said Dato’ Yeo How, group executive director at IOI Corporation, addressing a Green Wave panel on the competing demands for agricultural land. Dato’ Yeo believes the higher prices are the result of consumption growth in the developing world and the disruption to crop yields caused by changing weather patterns. He also pointed out that already scarce farmland is being absorbed by urbanisation. “Capacity is not keeping pace with a consistent growth in consumption,” he said.
25033. 02/04/2008
   
02/04/2008 (Cleanteach) - The program will evaluate the technical and environmental performance of the biofuel in combustion turbine applications.
25034. 01/04/2008
   
01/04/2008 (The Economic Times), New Delhi - The Cabinet Committee on Prices (CCP) met here on Monday to consider a plethora of fiscal, monetary and supply-side measures to control the runaway inflation, which touched a record 6.68% for the week ended March 15. The CCP meeting comes against a background of record inflation, high import prices of key food items and intense worry over adverse political impact.
25035. 01/04/2008
   
31/03/2008 (The Hindu), New Delhi - The Government has abolished import duty on soya oil and palm oil, as part of efforts to contain runaway inflation that has risen to a 13-month high of 6.68 per cent.
25036. 01/04/2008
   
31/03/2008 (Hindustan Times) - Stung by the persistent rise in prices, the government is considering duty cuts in essential commodities. Commerce and Industry Minister Kamal Nath said on Monday that fresh import duty cuts on a few items were in the offing. “We are looking at further cuts. There is an increase in international oil prices and it has to be met with import duty calibration, which we are considering,” Nath said.
25037. 01/04/2008
   
31/03/2008 (Bloomberg) - India, the world's biggest buyer of vegetable oil after China, may further cut edible oil import duties to ensure local supplies and contain inflation.
25038. 01/04/2008
   
31/03/2008 (Business Spectator, Australia), New Delhi - Indian Trade Minister Kamal Nath said the government was looking to cut duties on food items to rein in rising prices.
25039. 01/04/2008
   
26/03/2008 (Commodity Online), Singapore - What would have been the crude oil price now with out the limited production of biodiesel. It would have reached $150-200 per barrel.
25040. 31/03/2008
   
30/03/2008 (NST Online), Johor Baru - Consumers will suffer if the ceiling on the price of cooking oil is lifted to help oil palm producers.
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