Malaysia: Oilseeds and Products Update

With stiff competition from soybean and rapeseed oils, palm oil faced a tough year during MY2017/18. Long standing labor shortages, lack of mechanization in the collection of fresh fruit bunches (FFB), rising operational costs, lower demand from traditional export markets such as China and India and increasing anti-palm oil campaigns in Europe confront the industry. 

Malaysia: Oilseeds and Products Update