Malaysia Dec CPO Exports Rose 4.9% on Month -- MPOB

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Malaysia's palm oil exports rose 4.9% on month to 1.42 million metric tons in December, the Malaysian Palm Oil Board said.

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The following are details of the December crop data and revised numbers for November, issued by MPOB:

December November Change

On Month

Crude Palm Oil Output 1,834,167 1,942,847 Dn 5.6%

Palm Oil Exports 1,422,928 1,356,378 Up 4.9%

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Palm Kernel Oil Exports 119,964 80,518 Up 49.0%

Palm Oil Imports 14,991 30,191 Dn 50.3%

Closing Stocks 2,731,689 2,553,773 Up 7.0%

Crude Palm Oil 1,669,116 1,487,886 Up 12.2%

Processed Palm Oil 1,062,573 1,065,887 Dn 0.3%

(All figures are in metric tons)

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January 11, 2018 00:50 ET (05:50 GMT)