Palm Oil
India  /  Published 09.01.20

Oops! Flip side of palm oil penalty

The Centre’s decision to use palm oil import curbs to purportedly punish Malaysia over Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad’s remarks on Kashmir and the amended citizenship law has ended up triggering...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

India  /  Published 27.01.20

India, Malaysia in palm oil war

It’s straight out of President Donald Trump’s trade war playbook. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s furious with the Malaysians and he’s hitting back by stopping the import of palm oil, the key c...
By Paran Balakrishnan in

Business  /  Published 18.01.20

Palm oil diplomacy

Trade ministers from India and Malaysia are likely to meet on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos next week amid a palm oil spat between the two countries, a Malaysia...
By Reuters in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 29.02.20

Destroying the planet

Sir — India has stopped importing palm oil — the country is the top buyer of the product globally — from Malaysia. It will buy most of its palm oil from Indonesia. This does not bode well for th...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 22.10.19

Mahathir sticks to stand on Kashmir

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Tuesday he would not retract his criticism of New Delhi’s actions in Kashmir even though Indian traders have urged a boycott of Malaysian palm oil.T...
By Reuters in Kuala Lumpur

Business  /  Published 23.01.20

Malaysia sweetener

Malaysia’s top sugar refiner said it will increase purchases of the commodity from India, which according to two sources is part of efforts to placate New Delhi amid an ongoing spat over palm oil im...
By Reuters in Kuala Lumpur

India  /  Published 13.01.20

Nudge stalls palm oil orders to Malaysia

Indian palm oil importers have effectively stopped all purchases from Malaysia after the government privately warned them to shun product from the country following a diplomatic spat, industry and gov...
By Reuters in Mumbai

India  /  Published 21.10.19

Kashmir oil hit on Malaysia

India’s top vegetable oil trade body on Monday asked its members to stop buying palm oil from Malaysia, an unprecedented call aimed at helping New Delhi punish the country for criticising India over...
By Reuters in New Delhi


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