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Pertamina trials B100 biodiesel and jet fuel made from RBD PKOL

              Indonesia’s leading state energy company Pertamina which controls a huge portion of Indonesia’s downstream fuels market has begun trials on B100 biodiesel and jet fuel at its recently-upgraded Cilacap oil refinery. Unlike the current B30 mandate that uses fatty acid methyl ester (FAME) or the planned B40 that

India high December imports an aberration. Stock deficit shrinks to 20 months low

India’s veg oil imports rose 22.60% in December from the previous month reaching the highest in 4 months, or 20% higher from the same time last year propelled by a jump in CPO imports. Higher… For more analysis please subscribe or get a free trial, info@palmoilanalytics.com

Exports to all destinations fall in January from higher purchase in December and rising prices

Shipment to almost all destinations fell in the first 10 days of January plunging by 35% to 271,789 tons from the same time last year following a surge in buying earlier in December and rising international palm prices… For more analysis please subscribe or get a free trial, info@palmoilanalytics.com  

Malaysia retains CPO export tax at 8% but duty payable rise. Indonesia export tax likely to rise in February

Malaysia CPO export tax for February was retained at 8% after the calculated monthly reference price was RM 3657.67/ton or RM 182.23 higher than the previous month. The tax payable for February will now be RM292.61 or US$73 versus… For more analysis please subscribe or get a free trial, info@palmoilanalytics.com