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27841. 11/08/2004
   
10/08/2004 Bernama - Musa was responding to questions and suggestions fromassemblymen that the government reviewed sales tax imposed on crude palmoil as well as lottery tickets.Earlier, Assistant Finance Minister Datuk Sapawi Ahmad, when replyingto Philip Lasimbang (BN-Moyog), said the government could not merely tryto find new sources of income."Focus must also be given to improvements in financial management andprudent practices," he said.The government, however, would undertake studies to identify newproducts or services which could be subjected to sales tax and review theexisting rates, he said.Sapawi said the government would continue to make efforts to collectoutstanding taxes totalling RM447 million up to December last year.-- BERNAMA
27842. 11/08/2004
   
10/08/04, CHICAGO (Dow Jones)--The size of the new U.S. soybean crop isexpected to be raised Thursday in the U.S. Department of Agriculture'smonthly supply and demand report to 2.965 billion bushels with a yield of40.2 bushels per acre, up from 2.940 billion and 39.9 bushels,respectively, in the previous report, according to a survey of industryanalysts.The USDA's August supply and demand report is scheduled for release at0730 CT (1230 GMT) on Thursday.In the survey, estimates on soybean production ranged from 2.881billion to 3.042 billion bushels, and estimates on yield ranged from 39.2to 41.3 bushels.Industry analysts agreed that new-crop production will be the keyfeature in this report, as it will reflect the first government survey ofthe crop. Unlike last year, the crop thus far has experienced cool anddamp weather as opposed to hot and dry conditions, which stunted thegrowth of the 2003-04 crop.Because of the non-threatening conditions seen so far in the growingseason, industry analysts are anticipating the figure to approach the 3billion-bushel mark."Last year, the crop looked good, smelled good, tasted good, and endedup being no good. It's not delayed like it was last year," said StewartRamsey, senior economist at Global Insight at Eddystone, Pa.Last year's crop was measured at a paltry 2.418 billion bushels.
27843. 10/08/2004
   
8/7/04, Oilmandi - Even as crude varieties of palm group of oils arelevied with a 65% customs duty, many importers allege that they end uppaying 75% duty on it, which is being charged on the refined varieties.
27844. 10/08/2004
   
6/8/04, Oilworld - The return of monsoon rains in India has improvedoilseed crop prospects but the damage from drought in July cannot be madeup. The country can expect only a mediocre oilseed crop in 2004,significantly below last year’s record. The result will be a notable risein import requirements next season.
27845. 10/08/2004
   
Friday August 6, 10:03 AM , KUALA LUMPUR (Dow Jones)--Kumpulan Fima Bhd.(6491.KU) plans to sell its entire stake, comprising 26.5 million shares,in oil palm cultivator Ladang Perbadanan-Fima Bhd. (5851.KU), to GlamourGreen Sdn. Bhd. for 100.7 million ringgit ($1=MYR3.80) cash. The estimatednet gain from the sale is MYR62.6 million after the deduction of thecompany's investment costs in Ladang. Kumpulan Fima provides storage andfreight services for edible and non-edible oils.
27846. 10/08/2004
   
KARACHI, Aug 6 Asia Pulse - Pakistani vegetable oil imports were likely torise in coming weeks on fears of a further hike in world palm oil prices,but local rates remained stable on sufficient stocks, dealers said.
27847. 09/08/2004
   
8/6/2004, European Patents - Abstract Unique structured lipids obtainedfrom interesterifying coconut oil with free fatty acids obtained fromhydrolysis of triglycerides of vegetable source, said structured lipidsrich in omega 6 polyunsaturated fatty acids and medium chain fatty acidsand a process for the production of said structural lipids.
27848. 09/08/2004
   
Monday August 9, 2004 - In the past seven months since he was appointedthe group chief executive of Kumpulan Guthrie Bhd, Datuk Wahab Maskan, hasbeen working behind the scenes to raise the group's profile. In his firstmedia interview since his appointment, Wahab speaks to StarBiz seniorwriter Hasni Mohd Nasir on the way forward for the group.
27849. 09/08/2004
   
8/6/2004, Farm Industry News - Several segments of the U.S. agriculturalsector are preparing a quick, effective response if soybean rust isdetected in this country. Soybean rust is a devastating disease thatimpacts soybean yields in many growing areas outside of North America.
27850. 09/08/2004
   
08/04/04, Southeast Farm Press - While acreage, demand and weathercontinue to dominate the news in the corn and soybean markets, oneinteresting sidebar is what will happen when and if the United States runsout of soybeans before the new crop becomes available.
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