Malaysia Palm Oil Industry Performance for April

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

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                            April    March     Feb.     Jan.     Dec.     Nov.
                             2013     2013     2013     2013     2012     2012
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Stock                    ----------------------- MoM% ------------------------
 Total Palm Oil           -11.35%  -10.87%   -5.43%   -1.86%    2.40%    2.42%
  Crude Palm Oil           -9.66%  -10.73%  -10.35%   -0.96%   -5.54%    6.64%
  Processed Palm Oil      -13.62%  -11.06%    2.20%   -3.31%   17.16%   -4.60%
 Palm Kernel                5.77%  -25.79%   -4.20%  -14.03%  -13.19%    5.36%
 Crude Palm Kernel Oil    -14.05%   -2.10%   -2.73%    3.47%    5.08%    9.13%
Production              
 Crude Palm Oil             3.12%    2.18%  -19.07%   -9.98%   -5.87%   -2.44%
 Palm Kernel                1.02%    0.56%  -18.30%   -7.68%   -6.32%    0.44%
 Crude Palm Kernel Oil    -10.98%    9.77%  -19.33%  -10.79%    3.71%   -3.62%

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                            April    March     Feb.     Jan.     Dec.     Nov.
                             2013     2013     2013     2013     2012     2012
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Export                   ----------------------- MoM% ------------------------
 Palm Oil                  -5.82%   10.04%  -13.94%   -1.53%   -0.68%   -5.53%
 Palm Kernel Oil            3.22%    2.09%   -1.25%   -9.29%   -8.44%   24.31%
Import                  
 Crude Palm Oil           -57.70%  -27.85%    7.35%    0.12%   11.39%  157.15%
 Processed Palm Oil       -42.62%   23.34%  -21.01%   50.84%   -9.19%   -2.82%

Stock                    ----------------------- YoY% ------------------------
 Total Palm Oil             4.31%   11.21%   18.25%   27.71%   27.64%   23.95%
  Crude Palm Oil           14.00%   27.88%   33.46%   50.49%   47.72%   35.75%
  Processed Palm Oil       -6.87%   -5.43%    2.53%    3.57%    6.07%    6.73%
 Palm Kernel                1.02%   25.95%   52.95%   31.31%   49.72%   40.30%
 Crude Palm Kernel Oil     49.13%   54.55%   31.01%   56.44%   44.70%   37.31%
Production              
 Crude Palm Oil             7.38%    9.40%    9.43%   24.50%   19.12%   16.18%
 Palm Kernel                5.72%    8.14%    9.56%   22.83%   17.04%   18.53%
 Crude Palm Kernel Oil     13.04%   16.37%    4.58%   26.97%   12.19%    8.18%
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                            April    March     Feb.     Jan.     Dec.     Nov.
                             2013     2013     2013     2013     2012     2012
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Export                   ----------------------- YoY% ------------------------
 Palm Oil                   8.67%   15.75%   15.45%   17.17%    3.73%   -0.18%
 Palm Kernel Oil           17.47%   17.88%   37.57%    5.09%  -10.16%   14.90%
Import                  
 Crude Palm Oil           -55.81%   52.05%  -54.53%  -67.29%  -56.84%  -43.67%
 Processed Palm Oil       -67.15%  -53.92%  -66.92%   16.97%   63.41% 3254.92%

Stock                    ----------------- Thousand tonnes -------------------
 Palm Oil                 1,926.7  2,173.3  2,438.4  2,578.5  2,627.4  2,565.7
  Crude Palm Oil          1,127.9  1,248.5  1,398.6  1,560.1  1,575.1  1,667.5
  Processed Palm Oil        798.9    924.8  1,039.8  1,017.5  1,052.3    898.2
 Palm Kernel                121.3    114.7    154.5    161.3    187.6    216.2
 Crude Palm Kernel Oil      242.6    282.2    288.3    296.4    286.4    272.6
Production              
 Crude Palm Oil           1,366.5  1,325.1  1,296.8  1,602.5  1,780.2  1,891.1
 Palm Kernel                343.0    339.5    337.6    413.2    447.6    477.8
 Crude Palm Kernel Oil      157.5    176.9    161.2    199.8    224.0    216.0
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                            April    March     Feb.     Jan.     Dec.     Nov.
                             2013     2013     2013     2013     2012     2012
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Export                   ----------------- Thousand tonnes -------------------
 Palm Oil                 1,449.4  1,539.0  1,398.5  1,625.0  1,650.2  1,661.5
 Palm Kernel Oil            107.3    104.0    101.8    103.1    113.7    124.2
Import                  
 Crude Palm Oil              17.9     42.4     58.8     54.8     54.7     49.1
 Processed Palm Oil          27.4     47.8     38.7     49.0     32.5     35.8
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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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