DJ Malaysia August Palm Oil Exports 1.62 Mln Tons, -0.5% -SGS 29.08.2011
KUALA LUMPUR (Dow Jones)--Malaysia's August palm oil exports fell 0.5% from July to 1.62 million metric tons, cargo surveyor SGS (Malaysia) Bhd. said Monday.
SGS estimated July exports at 1.63 million tons.
Another surveyor, Intertek Agri Services, is scheduled to issue August shipment data Friday.
The following are the major items in the SGS estimate:
(All figures in tons)
Product August July RBD Palm Olein 663,503 744,924 RBD Palm Oil 126,264 153,133 RBD Palm Stearin 217,671 146,037 Crude Palm Oil 356,597 380,835 Total* 1,620,408 1,434,464 Major importers of Malaysian palm oil: European Union 250,037 177.885 China 450,993 332,948 U.S. 154,660 145,507 India 165,035 204,795 Pakistan 173,500 179,085 *Palm oil product volumes don't add up to total as some products aren't included.
SGS Malaysia is a division of the Switzerland-based Societe Generale de Surveillance Group