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December 4, 2018
Crude palm oil (CPO) production in marketing year (MY) 2018/19 is forecast down a half million metric tons (compared to official USDA estimates for the same year) due to industry reports....
November 16, 2018
This GAIN report serves as a quick reference for the U.S. dairy industry about Malaysia’s new registration requirements required for suppliers of dairy products to the Malaysian market....
October 31, 2018
Malaysia currently does not have any domestic production of plant biotechnology.
October 26, 2018
Malaysia’s hotel, restaurant and institutional (HRI) industry is one of the fastest growing sectors in the country’s economy and is largely driven by robust tourism and consumer spending.
July 4, 2018
Malaysia’s retail sector is forecast to spur consumer spending in retail food and beverage industry with the abolishment of Goods & Services Tax (GST) effective June 1, 2018.
April 24, 2018
For 2017/18, total overall imports of corn into Malaysia are forecast to increase to 4 million tons.
April 17, 2018
Palm oil production is forecast to marginally increase to 20.5 million tons in 2017/18 from 18.8 million tons in 2016/17.
March 28, 2018
This GAIN report serves as a quick reference for the U.S. dairy industry about Malaysia’s new registration requirements required for suppliers of dairy products to the Malaysian market....
January 8, 2018
With stiff competition from soybean and rapeseed oils, palm oil faced a tough year during MY2017/18.
November 30, 2017
This report is to update readers on the new JAKIM halal requirements for processing plants of “Animal based further products, milk and egg products.”
November 30, 2017
This is an update to Post’s standing FAIRS report, with an update on JAKIM halal requirements for “animal based further products, milk and eggs products”; and guidelines on implementation....
November 24, 2017
With per capita income of over $9,120 and a middle and upper class making up 50 percent of the population, Malaysia shows good potential for growth as a market for high value consumer products.
November 24, 2017
Malaysia has a dynamic hotel and restaurant industry. Changing lifestyles and growing middle class underpin demand.
November 14, 2017
Malaysia’s retail sector is forecast to grow at 3 percent due to cautious consumer spending, increased subsidy rationalization and effects from the introduction of a goods and services tax....
November 7, 2017
The overall food processing sector is growing 3 percent per year, with dairy, bakery, and processed fish products leading.
October 27, 2017
Labor shortages, compulsory holidays (including three major ones in August and September) as well as voluntary holidays tacked on to create longer leave meant there were fewer days left to collect....
October 27, 2017
The planned rollout of 10 percent biodiesel blend (B10), initially scheduled on July 1, 2016, and deferred to January 1, 2017, has been postponed indefinitely.
October 25, 2017
There have not been any significant developments since last year’s 2016 report....
August 3, 2017
The Government of Malaysia (GOM) decision not to extend the amnesty program for undocumented illegal foreign workers beyond July 1, 2017 saw the industry facing an acute shortage of manual labor.
May 10, 2017
U.S Distiller’s Dried Grains with Solubles (DDGS) has a potential growth market in Malaysia as corn and soybean meal become more expensive....

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