Malaysia Palm Oil Industry Performance for May

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

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                              May    April    March     Feb.     Jan.     Dec.
                             2013     2013     2013     2013     2013     2012
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Stock                    ----------------------- MoM% ------------------------
 Total Palm Oil            -5.12%  -11.91%  -10.87%   -5.43%   -1.86%    2.40%
  Crude Palm Oil          -13.52%  -10.65%  -10.73%  -10.35%   -0.96%   -5.54%
  Processed Palm Oil        6.62%  -13.62%  -11.06%    2.20%   -3.31%   17.16%
 Palm Kernel               -1.27%    5.80%  -25.79%   -4.20%  -14.03%  -13.19%
 Crude Palm Kernel Oil    -17.10%  -14.03%   -2.10%   -2.73%    3.47%    5.08%
Production              
 Crude Palm Oil             1.30%    3.13%    2.18%  -19.07%   -9.98%   -5.87%
 Palm Kernel               -0.02%    1.02%    0.56%  -18.30%   -7.68%   -6.32%
 Crude Palm Kernel Oil      2.62%  -10.98%    9.77%  -19.33%  -10.79%    3.71%

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                              May    April    March     Feb.     Jan.     Dec.
                             2013     2013     2013     2013     2013     2012
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Export                   ----------------------- MoM% ------------------------
 Palm Oil                  -3.03%   -5.41%   10.04%  -13.94%   -1.53%   -0.68%
 Palm Kernel Oil           -9.83%    4.72%    2.09%   -1.25%   -9.29%   -8.44%
Import                  
 Crude Palm Oil           -11.89%  -57.70%  -27.85%    7.35%    0.12%   11.39%
 Processed Palm Oil        16.46%  -42.62%   23.34%  -21.01%   50.84%   -9.19%

Stock                    ----------------------- YoY% ------------------------
 Total Palm Oil             1.72%    3.64%   11.21%   18.25%   27.71%   27.64%
  Crude Palm Oil           -1.45%   12.75%   27.88%   33.46%   50.49%   47.72%
  Processed Palm Oil        5.57%   -6.87%   -5.43%    2.53%    3.57%    6.07%
 Palm Kernel                2.89%    1.05%   25.95%   52.95%   31.31%   49.72%
 Crude Palm Kernel Oil      7.14%   49.16%   54.55%   31.01%   56.44%   44.70%
Production              
 Crude Palm Oil             0.04%    7.38%    9.40%    9.43%   24.50%   19.12%
 Palm Kernel               -0.12%    5.72%    8.14%    9.56%   22.83%   17.04%
 Crude Palm Kernel Oil      0.08%   13.04%   16.37%    4.58%   26.97%   12.19%
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                              May    April    March     Feb.     Jan.     Dec.
                             2013     2013     2013     2013     2013     2012
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Export                   ----------------------- YoY% ------------------------
 Palm Oil                   0.23%    9.15%   15.75%   15.45%   17.17%    3.73%
 Palm Kernel Oil           21.25%   19.18%   17.88%   37.57%    5.09%  -10.16%
Import                  
 Crude Palm Oil           -61.13%  -55.81%   52.05%  -54.53%  -67.29%  -56.84%
 Processed Palm Oil       -64.03%  -67.15%  -53.92%  -66.92%   16.97%   63.41%

Stock                    ----------------- Thousand tonnes -------------------
 Palm Oil                 1,816.4  1,914.4  2,173.3  2,438.4  2,578.5  2,627.4
  Crude Palm Oil            964.6  1,115.5  1,248.5  1,398.6  1,560.1  1,575.1
  Processed Palm Oil        851.7    798.9    924.8  1,039.8  1,017.5  1,052.3
 Palm Kernel                119.8    121.3    114.7    154.5    161.3    187.6
 Crude Palm Kernel Oil      201.1    242.6    282.2    288.3    296.4    286.4
Production              
 Crude Palm Oil           1,384.3  1,366.6  1,325.1  1,296.8  1,602.5  1,780.2
 Palm Kernel                342.9    343.0    339.5    337.6    413.2    447.6
 Crude Palm Kernel Oil      161.6    157.5    176.9    161.2    199.8    224.0
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                              May    April    March     Feb.     Jan.     Dec.
                             2013     2013     2013     2013     2013     2012
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Export                   ----------------- Thousand tonnes -------------------
 Palm Oil                 1,411.7  1,455.8  1,539.0  1,398.5  1,625.0  1,650.2
 Palm Kernel Oil             98.2    108.9    104.0    101.8    103.1    113.7
Import                  
 Crude Palm Oil              15.8     17.9     42.4     58.8     54.8     54.7
 Processed Palm Oil          31.9     27.4     47.8     38.7     49.0     32.5
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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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