13 July 2010 06:28 [Source: ICIS news]
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The country exported 474,928 tonnes of palm oil between 1-10 July as against the 435,148 tonnes it had exported during the same period in June, according to data from cargo surveyors, Intertek Testing Services.
Exports of refined bleached and deodorised palm olein rose by 40,938 tonnes to 229,590 tonnes, while refined bleached and deodorised palm stearin exports were up 1,655 tonnes to 32,190 tonnes during the period.
Refined bleached palm oil exports also increased by 1,843 tonnes to 52,540 tonnes, the data showed.
There was a drop in exports of some palm oil products during the period, according to the data.
While crude palm oil exports fell by 15,672 tonnes to 61,850 tonnes, crude palm kernel oil slid by 520 tonnes to 2,480 tonnes and palm fatty acid distillate exports fell 5,200 tonnes to 17,800 tonnes in July.
While exports of some products had fallen, overall palm oil exports had risen on increased demand from India, the trader said.
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Palm oil and its products are used in a wide range of industrial applications ranging from biodiesel to food stuffs, personal care products and detergents.
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