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Customs duty on imports of subject goods originating in Malaysia increased by 5%

Government seeks that the step will help limit import of Palm Oil from Malaysia, thereby benefiting domestic farmers directly.

Aug 26, 2019, 18:08 PM IST

WHO study likens palm oil lobbying to tobacco and alcohol industries

Trans fats are prepared in an industrial process that makes liquid oils solid at room temperature, and are now widely recognised as bad for health.

Jan 09, 2019, 10:26 AM IST

Cooking oil that can be used 80 times over

Using palm oil and a natural herb extract, researchers have produced a cooking oil that can be used repeatedly for at least 80 times, thus reducing the risk of cardiovascular diseases and cancer.

Aug 09, 2015, 14:36 PM IST

Palm oil imports rise 23% in June on lower global prices

India's palm oil imports rose by 23 percent to 7,34,358 tonnes in June against the year-ago period on account of lower global prices, Solvent Extractors' Association (SEA) said Wednesday.

Jul 15, 2015, 20:46 PM IST

India's March palm oil imports jump 25%: SEA

India's palm oil imports rose by 25 percent to 6,82,274 tonnes in March against the year-ago period due to cheaper shipments from Indonesia and Malaysia, Solvent Extractors' Association (SEA) said on Wednesday.

Apr 15, 2015, 14:08 PM IST

India's palm oil imports fall over 21% in Jan: SEA

Palm oil imports fell 21.25 percent to 6,58,670 tonnes in January due to spurt in global prices of crude palm oil (CPO), Solvent Extractors' Association (SEA) said Friday.

Feb 13, 2015, 16:02 PM IST

SE Asia palm oil problems could hit consumers worldwide

Southeast Asia`s booming palm oil industry is facing a double blow from a recent drought and a possible El Nino weather phenomenon later this year, with analysts warning a production shortfall could spark a jump in consumer goods prices.

May 11, 2014, 16:10 PM IST

SE Asia palm oil problems could hit consumers worldwide

Southeast Asia`s booming palm oil industry is facing a double blow from a recent drought and a possible El Nino weather phenomenon later this year.

May 11, 2014, 09:06 AM IST

Achuthanandan wants further probe in palm oil case

Veteran Kerala politician VS Achuthanandan has moved the Supreme Court seeking to quash the Kerala High Court`s decision in June this year giving a clean chit to CM Oommen Chandy, and demanding a further probe into the palm oil import case.

Oct 12, 2013, 16:11 PM IST

Palm oil may be less heart-friendly than thought

Palm olein, used in cooking and baking, has been considered neutral in its effects on cholesterol.

Nov 16, 2011, 09:20 AM IST

Palm oil business killing orangutans: French filmmaker

China, Europe and India are fuelling the high demand for palm oil, in turn leading to the rapid destruction of rainforests and the rampant killing of orangutans in Indonesia, says renowned French wildlife filmmaker Patrick Rouxel.

Mar 02, 2011, 12:42 PM IST