Workers handle palm oil fruits at an oil palm plantation in Slim River, Malaysia. Photo: Reuters
Workers handle palm oil fruits at an oil palm plantation in Slim River, Malaysia. Photo: Reuters
Malaysia

Malaysia aims to fill gap in edible oil market caused by Ukraine war, Indonesian export curbs

  • Commodities minister says Malaysia aims to fill the gap in the edible oil market caused by the Ukraine war, and Indonesia’s export curbs on palm oil
  • Minister says country’s palm oil production may rebound to 23 to 25 million tons in 2022, versus 18.1 million in 2021, as pandemic-driven labour shortages ease

Workers handle palm oil fruits at an oil palm plantation in Slim River, Malaysia. Photo: Reuters
Workers handle palm oil fruits at an oil palm plantation in Slim River, Malaysia. Photo: Reuters
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