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26371. 19/06/2001
KUALA NERANG, June 15 (Bernama) -- A cabinet level committee meeting wouldbe held next Tuesday to formulate appropriate guidelines towardsstandardising funds that provide various aids for rubber and oil palmsmallholders, said Rural Development Minister, Datuk Azmi Khalid.
26372. 15/06/2001
Argentine soybean prices rise on low supplies
26373. 15/06/2001
26374. 14/06/2001
CPO Price Outlook This Year Less Encouraging
26375. 14/06/2001
EU And Asia Alternative Export Destinations For M'sian Products
26376. 14/06/2001
MDEX To Add Two More Trading Instruments Early Next Year
26377. 14/06/2001
Nigerian state offers Malaysians free land for growing oil palmKuala Lumpur (The Star) Thursday, June 14, 2001 - NIGERIA'S Cross RiverState has designated 100,000ha of land suitable for oil palm cultivationto be given free to Malaysian investors interested in embarking on theproduction of palm oil there, its governor Donald Duke said.The free land would serve as an incentive for Malaysian investors to helprevive the sector in Nigeria, which was neglected after the country'sincreased involvement in the oil and gas industry, he said."In the 60s, Nigeria was one of the world leaders in the production andexport of palm oil, but we have now become a net importer," Duke said,adding that the commodity was sourced mainly from Malaysia, Indonesia andneighbouring Cameroon, Ghana and the Ivory Coast.The free land, he said, had been appraised by the Malaysian Palm Oil Board(MPOB) and was found to be suitable for oil palm cultivation. It will comewith a 99-year tenure because of the long gestation period foragricultural crops.Duke was speaking at the Cross River Investment Forum organised by theMalaysian Palm Oil Promotion Council in Kuala Lumpur yesterday.According to Duke, the state government has endeavoured to make theapplication process as simple as possible for interested investors, withthe whole process expected to take only six months."Those interested would have to state their interest by writing a letterto the state government or to the Nigerian embassy for the necessary landtitles to be issued," he said, adding that MPOB had a list of thedesignated areas.The state also was prepared to organise forums between Malaysian andsuitable Nigerian investors if there were parties keen to strike uppartnerships or joint ventures, Duke said.He said the country now imported more than 100,000 tonnes of crude palmoil from Malaysia alone.
26378. 14/06/2001
World Production Of Oils And Fats To Increase This Year
26379. 13/06/2001
Brazilian soy mills fear losses due to energy shortageBrazil, Jun 8, 2001 (Valor Economico/SABI via COMTEX) -- Brazilian soyaprocessors may have to decrease production of bran by around 625,000m tonsand oil by around 150,000m tons between July and September if the goal ofa 15% reduction in energy costs is maintained,.
26380. 13/06/2001
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