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27541. 17/12/2004
   
16/12/04 (Dow Jones)--Bearish outlook for soybean prices negative forother global oils and oilseeds, including palm oil, traders say. USsoybean prices unlikely to reach $6.00/bushel next year due to abundantsupply, says Jim Smitherman, president of Harvest Trading Group; addsfront-month soybean contract on CBOT could even be in $4.50-$4.75 range by2005 spring planting (January soybean last traded at $5.46).
27542. 17/12/2004
   
16/12/04 (Dow Jones)--Spread of Asian soybean rust in Brazil potentiallypositive for soy complex prices, which would be indirectly favorable forpalm oil prices, palm oil traders say. Agriculture Ministry crop agencyEmbrapa reports rust fungus found in Sao Paulo, the sixth state wheredisease discovered this season. No estimates yet on damage caused by rust,if any. Rust cut yields by 10% last year; a repeat this season likely toaffect soybean output, would be friendly for overall global oils andoilseeds market.
27543. 17/12/2004
   
16/12/04 (Dow Jones)--RBD palm olein prices in China likely to remainunder pressure in medium term as stocks are poised to build up further.Research firm Shanghai Pansun says stocks at major ports could touch300,000 tons by year-end as new cargoes arrive. RBD palm olein in Chinanow quoted around CNY4,500-CNY4,550/ton; weak domestic prices likely tolimit room for further imports by China, which is bearish for CPO futuresin Malaysia.
27544. 17/12/2004
   
12/16/2004 THIS DAY (NIGERIA) - AAGM - Ebonyi State Government has signedMemorandum Of Understanding (MOU) with a Germany-based internationalInvestment and Trade Company, Globe Commodities, to establish palm oilprocessing plant and expand the state's palm oil plantation to 30,000hectares.
27545. 17/12/2004
   
Wednesday December 15, 2004 - KUCHING: There has been a new surge ofinvestors keen to develop native customary rights (NCR) land for oil palmplantations, said state Land Development Minister Datuk Dr James Masing.
27546. 17/12/2004
   
12/16/2004 - Mark Mattson and colleagues from the National Institute onAging, Baltimore, US, have found that saturated and trans fats are notonly bad for the heart but bad for the brain as well. They have linkedthese fats to age-related memory loss and a lessening of the ability tolearn.
27547. 16/12/2004
   
New Straits Times - Dec 14 6:51 PM - A SHORTAGE of workers could frustratethe State's target to develop one million hectares of land into oil palmplantations by 2010.Land Development Minister Datuk Seri Dr James Masing said oil palmproduction could also be affected if there is not enough labour.
27548. 16/12/2004
   
December 15 2004 - CONSTRUCTION company Ahmad Zaki Resources Bhd (AZRB) isdiversifying into oil palm plantation following its acquisition of 95 percent equity in PT Ichtiar Gusti Pudi IGP for 17 billion rupiah (100 rupiah= RM0.04).
27549. 16/12/2004
   
12/15/2004 Renewable Fuel News - Biodiesel used in existing dieselvehicles not fitted with aftertreatment devices results in "similar"carbon monoxide (CO) and nitrogen oxides (NOx) emissions levels whencompared to conventional diesel fuel, but particulate matter (PM)emissions "are clearly raised" when making the same comparison. That'saccording to results of a biodiesel test carried out by Japan's NationalTraffic Safety and Environment Laboratory, which was released by theMinistry of Environment.
27550. 16/12/2004
   
KARACHI, Dec 14 Asia Pulse - Port Qasim Authority (PQA) and FWQEnterprises (Private) Limited (a joint venture of Felda Palm Industries,Malaysia and Westbury Private Limited, Pakistan) signed an agreement onDecember 11 for establishing Liquid Cargo Terminal.
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