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25061. 19/10/2004
   
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 18 (Bernama) -- Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah AhmadBadawi Monday said that the government would look into ways to lessen thecountry's dependence on crude oil and this includes increasing the use ofnatural gas vehicles in public transportation, encouraging the developmentof renewable energy, using palm oil as biofuel and increasing energyefficiency.
25062. 19/10/2004
   
10/18/04 Oilmandi - Malaysian cash palm oil prices lower in slow trading,but RBD palm olein still above key $400/MT psychological level. Oct RBDpalm olein offered at $420, down $2.5, while Jan olein offered unchangedat $402.50. Prices have held current levels several times this year andhave rebounded, but chances of another recovery not as strong this time,trader in Singapore says; "I'm beginning to doubt whether we can reboundagain because of the external situation. Soyoil is weak and the Dalianexchange in China is also down;" adds slow consumer demand also pressuringprices. (BEL)
25063. 19/10/2004
   
10/18/04 Oilmandi - RBD palm olein discount to soyoil around $60-$70/MT,half levels witnessed earlier in year. Palm oil was at premium to soyoilon occasion in 1990s, but traders say little chance of repeat; unfavorablyhigh import duties for palm oil in major consumer India requires palm oilto maintain discount to stay attractive, traders say. "If palm oil doesever trade at a premium, it won't last. People will be selling palm andbuying soybean oil," trader says.
25064. 19/10/2004
   
COLOMBO, Oct 18 (Bernama) -- Sri Lanka's Plantation Ministry is planningto impose a tax on all palm oil products in the forthcoming budget in aneffort to curb increasing palm oil imports.
25065. 18/10/2004
   
(Daily News) Sri Lanka - Oct 17 1:20 PM - The Plantation Ministry hasproposed the imposition of an import tax on all palm oil products in nextyear's budget with a view to control the increasing flow of palm oil intothe country.
25066. 18/10/2004
   
U.S. (The Record) Oct. 14--Duraflame Inc. has reinvented the log.
25067. 18/10/2004
   
BANGKOK, Oct 17 (TNA) - The government plans to invest nearly a hundredmillion baht into convert ing deserted farmland in the South into palm oilplantations.
25068. 18/10/2004
   
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 15 (Bernama) -- Felda will give RM300 in special paymentto 112,775 settlers country-wide for Hari Raya Aidilfitri and New Year,its chairman, Tan Sri Dr Mohamed Yusof Noor, said Friday.
25069. 15/10/2004
   
Friday October 15, 2004 - GOLDEN Hope Plantations Bhd aims to improve itsoil extraction rate (OER) for palm oil to 25% from 30 tonnes of freshfruit bunches (FFB) produced per hectare per year in five years.
25070. 15/10/2004
   
14/10/04 NEW DELHI (Dow Jones)--India's edible oil imports in Septembertotaled 575,885 metric tons compared with 480,150 tons in thecorresponding month last year, the Solvent Extractors' Association ofIndia said Thursday.
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