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.
                             2014     2014     2014     2014     2014     2013
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Stock                    ----------------------- MoM% ------------------------
 Total Palm Oil             4.20%    4.63%    1.88%  -14.38%   -2.61%    0.43%
  Crude Palm Oil           -2.48%   15.89%   -6.17%  -13.86%   -4.20%   -1.15%
  Processed Palm Oil       12.99%   -7.24%   12.00%  -15.02%   -0.57%    2.52%
 Palm Kernel                1.92%    6.89%   18.85%  -24.25%   -4.30%  -17.61%
 Crude Palm Kernel Oil     -1.83%   12.42%    9.57%  -12.56%   -7.13%   -6.52%
Production              
 Crude Palm Oil             6.50%    3.92%   17.35%  -15.45%   -9.57%  -10.34%
 Palm Kernel                2.63%    0.62%   20.04%  -16.84%   -9.17%   -8.88%
 Crude Palm Kernel Oil      5.00%    3.60%    4.14%  -10.32%  -14.35%   -2.19%

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                              May    April    March     Feb.     Jan.     Dec.
                             2014     2014     2014     2014     2014     2013
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Export                   ----------------------- MoM% ------------------------
 Palm Oil                  10.74%    1.84%   -7.82%   -1.13%  -10.06%   -0.56%
 Palm Kernel Oil           -0.28%   -1.74%    3.79%   -5.54%  -10.46%    2.60%
Import                  
 Crude Palm Oil           301.45%  -79.41%   24.19%   34.13%  151.42%  -35.65%
 Processed Palm Oil         3.93%  655.75% 1131.97%  -95.57%  -55.27%   97.71%

Stock                    ----------------------- YoY% ------------------------
 Total Palm Oil             1.32%   -7.74%  -22.33%  -32.05%  -24.95%  -24.37%
  Crude Palm Oil            1.40%  -10.02%  -30.63%  -34.01%  -31.31%  -28.99%
  Processed Palm Oil        1.24%   -4.56%  -11.11%  -29.42%  -15.12%  -17.46%
 Palm Kernel               21.43%   14.99%   13.82%  -28.93%  -10.12%  -19.26%
 Crude Palm Kernel Oil    -24.72%  -36.43%  -51.38%  -56.56%  -51.68%  -46.17%
Production              
 Crude Palm Oil            19.69%   13.85%   12.98%   -1.62%   -5.84%   -6.26%
 Palm Kernel               16.43%   13.43%   13.89%   -4.60%   -6.26%   -4.73%
 Crude Palm Kernel Oil     14.97%   12.36%   -3.45%    1.77%   -8.46%   -4.65%
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                              May    April    March     Feb.     Jan.     Dec.
                             2014     2014     2014     2014     2014     2013
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Export                   ----------------------- YoY% ------------------------
 Palm Oil                  -0.20%  -12.85%  -19.05%   -3.37%  -15.89%   -7.90%
 Palm Kernel Oil          -12.31%  -19.57%  -14.29%  -15.69%  -11.87%  -10.71%
Import                  
 Crude Palm Oil           -49.26%  -88.86%  -77.12%  -86.71%  -89.36%  -95.76%
 Processed Palm Oil        33.66%   49.78%  -88.63%  -98.86%  -79.70%  -31.54%

Stock                    ----------------- Thousand tonnes -------------------
 Palm Oil                 1,840.4  1,766.2  1,688.1  1,656.9  1,935.2  1,987.1
  Crude Palm Oil            978.8  1,003.7    866.1    923.0  1,071.6  1,118.5
  Processed Palm Oil        861.5    762.5    822.0    733.9    863.6    868.6
 Palm Kernel                142.2    139.5    130.5    109.8    145.0    151.5
 Crude Palm Kernel Oil      151.4    154.2    137.2    125.2    143.2    154.2
Production              
 Crude Palm Oil           1,657.0  1,555.8  1,497.1  1,275.8  1,509.0  1,668.7
 Palm Kernel                399.2    389.0    386.6    322.1    387.3    426.5
 Crude Palm Kernel Oil      185.8    177.0    170.8    164.0    182.9    213.6
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                              May    April    March     Feb.     Jan.     Dec.
                             2014     2014     2014     2014     2014     2013
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Export                   ----------------- Thousand tonnes -------------------
 Palm Oil                 1,404.9  1,268.6  1,245.8  1,351.4  1,366.8  1,519.8
 Palm Kernel Oil             87.3     87.6     89.1     85.9     90.9    101.5
Import                  
 Crude Palm Oil               8.0      2.0      9.7      7.8      5.8      2.3
 Processed Palm Oil          42.7     41.1      5.4      0.4     10.0     22.3
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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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