MPOB Palmnews
 
Date
 15/09/2004
News Provider
 Mahamad Rodzi Abdul Ghani
News Source
 Chinafood.com
Headline
 China Soyoil Imports Start to Decline

10/09/04 - The procurements of imported soyoil by China for shipmentsafter October have remained at low level and no new contracts have beensigned according to the new standard, so the imports will drop to a lowlevel in October-November. The demand for grade 2 soyoil and rapeseed oilhas declined in China, the increases in prices since early September havestopped and it is forecast the price is difficult to rise greatly beforethe Mid-autumn Festival and the National Day. The domestic demand for palmoil has declined rapidly as the temperature has dropped greatly in NorthChina, making the prices drop continuously, and the current palm oilimports have reduce.