Malaysia Palm Oil Industry Performance for January

The following table shows Malaysia’s palm oil production, stocks, exports and imports for January according to the Malaysian Palm Oil Board.

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                             Jan.     Dec.     Nov.     Oct.    Sept.     Aug.
                             2012     2011     2011     2011     2011     2011
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Stock                    ----------------------- MoM% ------------------------
 Total Palm Oil            -2.45%   -0.56%   -1.46%   -1.54%   13.10%   -5.51%
  Crude Palm Oil           -2.58%  -13.20%   -3.20%   -0.21%   26.90%   -7.99%
  Processed Palm Oil       -2.32%   17.88%    1.20%   -3.51%   -2.53%   -2.54%
 Palm Kernel               -2.11%  -18.66%  -18.17%    2.13%   26.27%    3.90%
 Crude Palm Kernel Oil     -6.29%   -0.28%    8.51%   -0.94%   14.95%    9.48%
Production              
 Crude Palm Oil           -13.86%   -8.20%  -14.71%    2.10%   12.11%   -4.80%
 Palm Kernel              -12.03%   -5.13%  -14.63%    3.06%   11.97%   -3.71%
 Crude Palm Kernel Oil    -19.84%    5.36%   -6.33%   14.78%   -0.71%   -7.83%

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                             Jan.     Dec.     Nov.     Oct.    Sept.     Aug.
                             2012     2011     2011     2011     2011     2011
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Export                   ----------------------- MoM% ------------------------
 Palm Oil                 -13.17%   -4.43%   -9.71%   19.25%   -8.69%   -2.46%
 Palm Kernel Oil          -22.57%   17.10%   -8.18%   26.49%  -20.15%    8.97%
Import                  
 Crude Palm Oil            32.11%   45.39%  116.78%  -42.42%    9.39%  -34.24%
 Processed Palm Oil       110.74% 1764.39%  -79.69%    7.47%  -50.67%  -22.86%

Stock                    ----------------------- YoY% ------------------------
 Total Palm Oil            41.54%   27.41%   26.55%   17.15%   24.77%   10.69%
  Crude Palm Oil           66.13%   50.12%   42.11%   30.98%   36.85%   28.20%
  Processed Palm Oil       22.15%    9.59%    9.12%    0.89%   10.39%   -4.15%
 Palm Kernel               39.31%   34.86%   33.42%   58.51%   17.97%   18.28%
 Crude Palm Kernel Oil     58.62%   47.82%   31.88%   18.62%   34.59%   15.25%
Production              
 Crude Palm Oil            21.67%   21.22%   11.57%   16.61%   19.60%    3.78%
 Palm Kernel               26.25%   26.16%   10.84%   15.91%   15.86%   -2.26%
 Crude Palm Kernel Oil     32.82%   37.49%   17.14%    3.00%   11.11%   -1.92%
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                             Jan.     Dec.     Nov.     Oct.    Sept.     Aug.
                             2012     2011     2011     2011     2011     2011
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Export                   ----------------------- YoY% ------------------------
 Palm Oil                  13.39%   23.21%   10.51%   26.18%    5.24%   39.77%
 Palm Kernel Oil           52.51%   18.44%  -10.73%   32.74%  -18.74%   44.29%
Import                  
 Crude Palm Oil             5.77%   19.48%   15.48%  -35.62%  -18.32%  -22.29%
 Processed Palm Oil       536.24%   31.22%  -93.28%  -32.82%      n/a  234.65%

Stock                    ----------------- Thousand tonnes -------------------
 Palm Oil                 2,008.0  2,058.4  2,070.0  2,100.6  2,133.5  1,886.4
  Crude Palm Oil          1,038.8  1,066.3  1,228.4  1,269.0  1,271.7  1,002.1
  Processed Palm Oil        969.1    992.1    841.6    831.6    861.8    884.2
 Palm Kernel                122.7    125.3    154.1    188.3    184.4    146.0
 Crude Palm Kernel Oil      185.5    197.9    198.5    182.9    184.7    160.6
Production              
 Crude Palm Oil           1,287.2  1,494.4  1,627.8  1,908.4  1,869.2  1,667.2
 Palm Kernel                336.4    382.4    403.1    472.2    458.2    409.2
 Crude Palm Kernel Oil      168.6    210.3    199.6    213.1    185.7    187.0
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                             Jan.     Dec.     Nov.     Oct.    Sept.     Aug.
                             2012     2011     2011     2011     2011     2011
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Export                   ----------------- Thousand tonnes -------------------
 Palm Oil                 1,381.3  1,590.9  1,664.6  1,843.6  1,546.0  1,693.1
 Palm Kernel Oil             98.0    126.5    108.1    117.7     93.0    116.5
Import                  
 Crude Palm Oil             167.5    126.8     87.2     40.2     69.9     63.9
 Processed Palm Oil          41.9     19.9      1.1      5.3      4.9      9.9
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Note 1: Data of previous month may be revised by taking into 
        account the latest information provided by the licencees.
Note 2: Stock data refers to the total physical amount of crude 
        and processed palm oil kept at the premises of mill 
        refineries, bulking installations and oleochemical 
        plants as at the end of the month.

Source: Malaysian Palm Oil Board

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