Palm Imports by India Climbing as Farmers Retain Bean Supply

January 2014
FRPT- FMCG Snapshot;1/12/2014, p9
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The article reports that palm oil imports by India are estimated to have climbed for the second month in January 2014. Topics discussed include the decision of farmers to withhold soybean supplies as a result of a decline in prices and the rise in main crude and refined oil shipments in December 2013. The rise in total vegetable oil imports, including those for industrial applications, and the possibility of importing a record amount of cooking oils for a third year are also mentioned.


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