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BERITA AGRIKOMODITI 2021


Thursday, April 8th, 2021 at Money | News
By NUR HANANI AZMAN / Pic By MUHD AMIN NAHARUL

THE Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB) has called for the adoption of advanced oil palm cultivation tools to increase the average yield of oil palm in Malaysia.
MPOB DG Dr Ahmad Parveez Ghulam Kadir (picture) said although the productivity of palm oil has increased over the years, the national average yield has remained stagnant in comparison with other vegetable oil crops such as soybean and rapeseed.



 


Minister of Plantation Industries and Commodities Datuk Dr Mohd Khairuddin Aman Razali (pic) said apart from that, the demand for Malaysia’s palm oil was also increasing in the Philippines and Vietnam, thus proving that the quality of the commodity was one of the factors that helped expand its market globally.

MELAKA: Sri Lanka’s ban on palm oil imports from Malaysia is not expected to affect the country’s key commodity industry as Malaysia’s market is growing in several countries such as Africa and the Middle East.
Minister of Plantation Industries and Commodities Datuk Dr Mohd Khairuddin Aman Razali said apart from that, the demand for Malaysia’s palm oil was also increasing in the Philippines and Vietnam, thus proving that the quality of the commodity was one of the factors that helped expand its market globally.


KUALA LUMPUR (March 31): FGV Holdings Bhd continues to enhance its labour practices to address the Withhold Release Order (WRO) issued by the US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) on Sept 30, 2020 against palm oil and palm oil products made by FGV and its subsidiaries and joint ventures.
FGV placed utmost importance on efforts towards the revocation of the WRO and has adopted a holistic approach to resolve applicable findings of the CBP, it said.
In a statement today, FGV said as part of this effort, the group continues to work with the Fair Labor Association (FLA) to improve structures and systems for the enhancement of its labour practices including by aligning policies and codes with international standards.