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January 10, 2020
This monthly report includes data on U.S. and global trade, production, consumption and stocks, as well as analysis of developments affecting world trade in oilseeds.
January 10, 2020
Monthly report on crop acreage, yield and production in major countries worldwide. Sources include reporting from FAS’s worldwide offices, official statistics of foreign governments....
November 29, 2019
Indonesia’s launch of B30 in January 2020 is expected to increase 2019/20 industrial consumption of palm oil to 9.2 million tons, raising total domestic consumption to a record 15.61 million tons.
November 25, 2019
FAS provides summaries of the latest USDA quarterly forecasts for U.S. trade in agricultural products and a link to the joint FAS/ERS publication Outlook for U.S. Agricultural Trade.
August 1, 2019
The Government of Indonesia (GOI) is reviewing palm planted area following conflicting data from several government agencies.
March 18, 2019
With further expansion in mature area, palm oil production is forecast to continue to increase, reaching 43 million tons in 2019/20.
February 19, 2019
The 2018/19 PS&D forecasts are mostly unchanged.
December 4, 2018
Palm oil production is increased to 39.5 million tons for 2017/18 and 41.5 million tons for 2018/19 based on better than expected yields.
August 1, 2018
Indonesian soybean imports decreased 17 percent through April 2017/18 due to a weakening rupiah and price uncertainty over tariffs imposed by China on U.S. soybeans.
March 20, 2018
Palm oil production is expected to increase from 38.5 million tons in 2017/18 to 40.5 million tons in 2018/19.
February 14, 2018
With new mature area entering full production and expectations for above trend yields, the 2017/18 palm oil production forecast is maintained at 38.5 million tons, a 5.5 percent increase from 2016/17.
January 15, 2018
On January 5, 2018, the Ministry of Agriculture issued decree No. 35/2018, renewing U.S. Fresh Foods of Plant Origin (FFPO) recognition for an additional three years.
December 4, 2017
Due to favorable growing conditions and reports of higher production throughout the sector, palm oil production is forecast to reach 38.5 million tons in 2017/18, and 2016/17 output is revised....
August 1, 2017
The dry season is arriving later than average throughout Indonesia, thus allowing the expansion of third cycle crop plantings on unirrigated lands.
July 31, 2017
Indonesian palm oil production is expected to benefit from favorable weather conditions in the upcoming months, fueling production increases.
March 20, 2017
The El Nino weather phenomenon that led to dry conditions throughout 2015 and 2016 has ended.
February 1, 2017
Indonesia is experiencing a mild La Niña event, resulting in increased rainfall and pushing palm oil production back to normal levels.
December 16, 2016
Post’s marketing year (MY) 2015/16 wheat import estimate to Indonesia is revised from 7.6 to 8.9 million metric tons (MMT)..
December 2, 2016
A La Nina event is expected to sustain itself into early 2017, resulting in an early onset rainy season, and providing relief to Indonesia’s palm oil industry from the dryness...
August 2, 2016
Post reduces MY 2015/16 production estimates to 32 million metric tons (MMT), following the 2015 El-Nino weather event that resulted in drought in key production areas.

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