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25601. 22/07/2004
7/21/2004 BANGKOK POST - Three top Chinese companies plan to invest atleast 32 billion baht in the television manufacturing, cooking oil andenergy production sectors in Thailand, according to members of a Thaitrade mission that visited the country last week.
25602. 22/07/2004
BEIJING (Dow Jones)--China is gaining increasing clout as a large buyer ofgrains and oilseeds in the international market, but the scarcity ofreliable statistics on its domestic market is making it difficult forgrowers, traders and consumers to make correct decisions on market trends.A recently concluded grains conference in Beijing was a case in point.Those participants who were lucky to glean any numbers were told thedata were "tentative", "discussional", or worse still, "not for publicdistribution.""From my perspective, it would seem more appropriate for the rest ofthe world to rely on China for information it can provide, than be subjectto market speculation and balance sheets prepared by foreign analysts,"said Gerald A. Bange, chairman of the World Agricultural Outlook Board atthe U.S. Department of Agriculture, who was in Beijing last weekend toattend the gathering.In 2003, China's State Grain Administration applied to the NationalDevelopment and Reform Commission for permission to regularly report onstockpiles.That approval is yet to be given, an official at the grain agency toldDow Jones Newswires.According to a researcher working for an investment company inShanghai, most analysts now take USDA estimates on China's production andstocks as benchmarks."It would be good if the (Chinese) government could report figures(such as) grain stocks regularly, (so) we can compare them with USDAestimates and our own research," the researcher told Dow Jones Newswires.When contacted, an official at the International CooperationDepartment at the Ministry of Agriculture said grain output estimates havebeen previously published.Relying on outside information to gauge China's domestic situation canalso prove tricky sometimes."In a way, volatile price movements in the past few months reflectedsome irrational judgments made due to insufficient information," said ananalyst with an agriculture consulting company in Beijing.
25603. 22/07/2004
MEDAN, N. Sumatra, July 21 Asia Pulse - PT Unilever Indonesia Tbk(JSX:UNVR) plans to expand its business and invest US$500 million indevelopment of its food, beverage and cosmetics industries in Indonesiaover the next 10 years, a spokesman said.
25604. 21/07/2004
7/20/2004 (PHILIPPINE DAILY INQUIRER) PUERTO PRINCESA CITY - Despiteenvironmental concerns from non-government organizations, Palawan willpush through with its plan to make palm oil production a major industry inthe province.
25605. 21/07/2004
7/20/2004 - Sarah Booth and colleagues from Tufts University, Boston, US,have discovered that high dose vitamin E supplements can antagonise theeffects of vitamin K, resulting in an anticoagulant effect typical of lowvitamin K status.
25606. 21/07/2004
NEW DELHI, July 19 Asia Pulse - Even with excellent monsoons and bumpercrops, there will be a 27 per cent shortfall in oilseed output against anestimated demand of 40.23 million tonnes by 2006-07, the government saidtoday.
25607. 21/07/2004
KUALA LUMPUR (Dow Jones)--Indonesia's palm oil exports in June totaled590,116 metric tons, down 10% from the 657,628 tons exported in May,traders said Tuesday, citing estimates from cargo surveyor PT Sucofindo.Traders familiar with Sucofindo figures said vegetable oil exports in Junetotaled 668,699 tons compared with 764,382 tons in May.
25608. 21/07/2004
KUALA LUMPUR, 20 Julai (Bernama) -- Agensi-agensi kerajaan dari Indonesiadan Malaysia, yang mengawal selia industri minyak sawit, sedang membuatpersiapan untuk menubuhkan lembaga pemasaran bersama yang boleh membantumenstabilkan harga minyak sawit.
25609. 21/07/2004
KUALA LUMPUR (Dow Jones)--Malaysia's palm oil exports for July 1-20totaled 704,061 metric tons, up 11.9% from the 629,233 tons exported inthe first 20 days of June, cargo surveyor SGS (Malaysia) Bhd. saidTuesday.The figure is higher than another estimate earlier Tuesday from IntertekTesting Services but within market expectations.Intertek estimated July 1-20 exports at 683,903 tons.The following are the details of the major items in the SGS estimate.
25610. 20/07/2004
17/04/04 - China’s current soybean imports have dropped greatly, with thearrivals in July down from May and June. The actual arrivals have declinedfrom June. Some domestic large crushers are still worrying about thefuture soybean supply and some crushers are considering adjusting theoperation rate in an effort to keep the normal production when the soybeansupply is insufficient. If the current situations continue, the importedsoybean stocks will be used up soon.
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