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.
                             2014     2014     2014     2014     2013     2013
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Stock                    ----------------------- MoM% ------------------------
 Total Palm Oil             4.60%    1.88%  -14.38%   -2.61%    0.43%    7.19%
  Crude Palm Oil           15.86%   -6.17%  -13.86%   -4.20%   -1.15%    9.01%
  Processed Palm Oil       -7.26%   12.00%  -15.02%   -0.57%    2.52%    4.85%
 Palm Kernel                6.87%   18.85%  -24.25%   -4.30%  -17.61%    0.40%
 Crude Palm Kernel Oil     12.43%    9.57%  -12.56%   -7.13%   -6.52%   32.53%
Production              
 Crude Palm Oil             3.92%   17.35%  -15.45%   -9.57%  -10.34%   -5.64%
 Palm Kernel                0.62%   20.04%  -16.84%   -9.17%   -8.88%   -5.71%
 Crude Palm Kernel Oil      3.60%    4.14%  -10.32%  -14.35%   -2.19%   -5.40%

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                            April    March     Feb.     Jan.     Dec.     Nov.
                             2014     2014     2014     2014     2013     2013
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Export                   ----------------------- MoM% ------------------------
 Palm Oil                   1.18%   -7.82%   -1.13%  -10.06%   -0.56%   -8.20%
 Palm Kernel Oil           -1.48%    3.79%   -5.54%  -10.46%    2.60%   -5.81%
Import                  
 Crude Palm Oil           -79.41%   24.19%   34.13%  151.42%  -35.65%  -10.31%
 Processed Palm Oil       655.75% 1131.97%  -95.57%  -55.27%   97.71%  -39.11%

Stock                    ----------------------- YoY% ------------------------
 Total Palm Oil            -7.76%  -22.33%  -32.05%  -24.95%  -24.37%  -22.88%
  Crude Palm Oil          -10.05%  -30.63%  -34.01%  -31.31%  -28.99%  -32.15%
  Processed Palm Oil       -4.57%  -11.11%  -29.42%  -15.12%  -17.46%   -5.68%
 Palm Kernel               14.97%   13.82%  -28.93%  -10.12%  -19.26%  -14.93%
 Crude Palm Kernel Oil    -36.42%  -51.38%  -56.56%  -51.68%  -46.17%  -39.49%
Production              
 Crude Palm Oil            13.85%   12.98%   -1.62%   -5.84%   -6.26%   -1.59%
 Palm Kernel               13.43%   13.89%   -4.60%   -6.26%   -4.73%   -2.05%
 Crude Palm Kernel Oil     12.36%   -3.45%    1.77%   -8.46%   -4.65%    1.09%
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                            April    March     Feb.     Jan.     Dec.     Nov.
                             2014     2014     2014     2014     2013     2013
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Export                   ----------------------- YoY% ------------------------
 Palm Oil                 -13.42%  -19.05%   -3.37%  -15.89%   -7.90%   -8.02%
 Palm Kernel Oil          -19.36%  -14.29%  -15.69%  -11.87%  -10.71%  -20.32%
Import                  
 Crude Palm Oil           -88.86%  -77.12%  -86.71%  -89.36%  -95.76%  -92.67%
 Processed Palm Oil        49.78%  -88.63%  -98.86%  -79.70%  -31.54%  -68.55%

Stock                    ----------------- Thousand tonnes -------------------
 Palm Oil                 1,765.7  1,688.1  1,656.9  1,935.2  1,987.1  1,978.7
  Crude Palm Oil          1,003.4    866.1    923.0  1,071.6  1,118.5  1,131.5
  Processed Palm Oil        762.3    822.0    733.9    863.6    868.6    847.2
 Palm Kernel                139.5    130.5    109.8    145.0    151.5    183.9
 Crude Palm Kernel Oil      154.3    137.2    125.2    143.2    154.2    164.9
Production              
 Crude Palm Oil           1,555.8  1,497.1  1,275.8  1,509.0  1,668.7  1,861.1
 Palm Kernel                389.0    386.6    322.1    387.3    426.5    468.0
 Crude Palm Kernel Oil      177.0    170.8    164.0    182.9    213.6    218.3
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                            April    March     Feb.     Jan.     Dec.     Nov.
                             2014     2014     2014     2014     2013     2013
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Export                   ----------------- Thousand tonnes -------------------
 Palm Oil                 1,260.4  1,245.8  1,351.4  1,366.8  1,519.8  1,528.3
 Palm Kernel Oil             87.8     89.1     85.9     90.9    101.5     98.9
Import                  
 Crude Palm Oil               2.0      9.7      7.8      5.8      2.3      3.6
 Processed Palm Oil          41.1      5.4      0.4     10.0     22.3     11.3
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Note 1: Previous months data are based on previous press releases and may
        be revised      
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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