Malaysia Palm Oil Industry Performance for March

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

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                            March     Feb.     Jan.     Dec.     Nov.     Oct.
                             2012     2012     2012     2011     2011     2011
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Stock                    ----------------------- MoM% ------------------------
 Total Palm Oil            -4.99%    2.13%   -1.91%   -0.56%   -1.46%   -1.54%
  Crude Palm Oil           -6.33%    1.09%   -2.78%  -13.20%   -3.20%   -0.21%
  Processed Palm Oil       -3.60%    3.24%   -0.98%   17.88%    1.20%   -3.51%
 Palm Kernel               -9.88%  -17.76%   -1.98%  -18.66%  -18.17%    2.13%
 Crude Palm Kernel Oil    -16.96%   16.15%   -4.30%   -0.28%    8.51%   -0.94%
Production              
 Crude Palm Oil             2.20%   -7.93%  -13.86%   -8.20%  -14.71%    2.10%
 Palm Kernel                1.87%   -8.40%  -12.03%   -5.13%  -14.63%    3.06%
 Crude Palm Kernel Oil     -1.36%   -2.06%  -21.18%    0.00%   -6.33%   14.78%

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                            March     Feb.     Jan.     Dec.     Nov.     Oct.
                             2012     2012     2012     2011     2011     2011
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Export                   ----------------------- MoM% ------------------------
 Palm Oil                  10.84%  -12.65%  -12.82%   -4.43%   -9.71%   19.25%
 Palm Kernel Oil           19.14%  -24.57%  -22.45%   17.10%   -8.18%   26.49%
Import                  
 Crude Palm Oil           -78.42%  -22.77%   32.11%   45.39%  116.78%  -42.42%
 Processed Palm Oil       -11.45%  179.27%  110.74% 1764.39%  -79.69%    7.47%

Stock                    ----------------------- YoY% ------------------------
 Total Palm Oil            21.36%   39.20%   42.32%   27.41%   26.55%   17.15%
  Crude Palm Oil            6.90%   32.72%   65.79%   50.12%   42.11%   30.98%
  Processed Palm Oil       40.43%   46.59%   23.82%    9.59%    9.12%    0.89%
 Palm Kernel              -28.26%   -6.46%   39.50%   34.86%   33.42%   58.51%
 Crude Palm Kernel Oil     20.74%   51.44%   61.99%   47.82%   31.88%   18.62%
Production              
 Crude Palm Oil           -14.49%    8.30%   21.67%   21.22%   11.57%   16.61%
 Palm Kernel              -14.79%   10.37%   26.25%   26.16%   10.84%   15.91%
 Crude Palm Kernel Oil     -5.95%   30.79%   23.96%   30.50%   17.14%    3.00%
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                            March     Feb.     Jan.     Dec.     Nov.     Oct.
                             2012     2012     2012     2011     2011     2011
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Export                   ----------------------- YoY% ------------------------
 Palm Oil                   8.69%    8.69%   13.85%   23.21%   10.51%   26.18%
 Palm Kernel Oil           -6.86%   -3.16%   52.73%   18.44%  -10.73%   32.74%
Import                  
 Crude Palm Oil           -78.86%  -30.99%    5.77%   19.48%   15.48%  -35.62%
 Processed Palm Oil      6923.92% 5768.42%  536.24%   31.22%  -93.28%  -32.82%

Stock                    ----------------- Thousand tonnes -------------------
 Palm Oil                 1,959.2  2,062.1  2,019.0  2,058.4  2,070.0  2,100.6
  Crude Palm Oil            981.6  1,047.9  1,036.7  1,066.3  1,228.4  1,269.0
  Processed Palm Oil        977.6  1,014.1    982.4    992.1    841.6    831.6
 Palm Kernel                 91.1    101.0    122.9    125.3    154.1    188.3
 Crude Palm Kernel Oil      182.7    220.0    189.4    197.9    198.5    182.9
Production              
 Crude Palm Oil           1,211.2  1,185.1  1,287.2  1,494.4  1,627.8  1,908.4
 Palm Kernel                313.9    308.2    336.4    382.4    403.1    472.2
 Crude Palm Kernel Oil      152.0    154.1    157.4    199.6    199.6    213.1
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                            March     Feb.     Jan.     Dec.     Nov.     Oct.
                             2012     2012     2012     2011     2011     2011
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Export                   ----------------- Thousand tonnes -------------------
 Palm Oil                 1,342.7  1,211.4  1,386.9  1,590.9  1,664.6  1,843.6
 Palm Kernel Oil             88.2     74.0     98.1    126.5    108.1    117.7
Import                  
 Crude Palm Oil              27.9    129.3    167.5    126.8     87.2     40.2
 Processed Palm Oil         103.7    117.1     41.9     19.9      1.1      5.3
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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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