Tuesday, 19 October 2010

news - Oct.1-20 palm oil export will likely fall 9% to 12%

KUALA LUMPUR (Dow Jones)--Malaysia''s palm oil exports in the Oct. 1-20 period will likely fall 9% to 12% from a month earlier, to 800,000 metric tons, several trading executives said Tuesday. 

Cargo surveyor Intertek Agri Services estimated Sept. 1-20 exports at 906,688 tons, while SGS (Malaysia) Bhd. put the figure at 881,812 tons. 

Both surveyors will issue Oct. 1-20 export data Wednesday. 

courtesy of Dow Jones Newswires; +603 2026 1233; shie-lynn.lim@dowjones.com