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Crop Industry News: Malaysia

15 August 2014
Crop Industry News from Malaysia B5 Distribution Still Incomplete in East Malaysia
MALAYSIA - Officials recently announced that due to delays in completing blending facilities, B5 biodiesel will not be available in East Malaysia until at least December 2014....
17 January 2014
Crop Industry News from Malaysia Malaysian Consumer Group Calls for Ban on Antibiotics in Animal Feed
MALAYA - A consumer group in Malaysia has called on the authorities to ban antibiotic use in animal feeds following the EU ban on antibiotics in animal feed....
27 December 2013
Crop Industry News from Malaysia RSB Works with Boeing to Expand Opportunities for Asian Farmers
MALAYSIA - The Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials (RSB) has launched an initiative, with the help of The Boeing Company, to support small farmers in Southeast Asia by expanding their opportunities...
12 November 2013
Crop Industry News from Malaysia Farmers Must Be More Innovative, Says Prime Minister
MALAYSIA - Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak wants farmers, livestock breeders and fishermen to be more innovative and progressive to boost income and their standard of living....
25 March 2013
Crop Industry News from Malaysia Soybeans Remain Top US Oilseed Export to Malaysia
MALAYSIA - Soybeans remain the top US oilseed product export to Malaysia, with sales averaging around 300,000 tons annually....
10 October 2012
Crop Industry News from Malaysia Malaysia Palm Oil Production Drops
MALAYSIA - Malaysia's crude palm oil (CPO) production dropped marginally to 1.66 million tons in August 2012. The forecast 2011/12 CPO output remains 18.2 million tons. ...
24 August 2012
Crop Industry News from Malaysia Malaysian Palm Oil Production Rises, Output Dips
MALAYSIA - The Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB) reported that total crude palm oil (CPO) production rose five per cent to 1.47 million tons in June 2012. Peninsular Malaysia’s production increased...
10 August 2012
Crop Industry News from Malaysia High Feedstock Prices Cause Stagnant Malaysian Biodiesel Market
MALAYSIA - High feedstock prices, little domestic demand, subsidised alternative petroleum based products, and stiff competition from Indonesian supplies in export markets have stymied development...
12 July 2012
Crop Industry News from Malaysia Malaysian Palm Oil Production Forecast Down
MALAYSIA - The USDA forecasts total palm oil production in Malaysia in 2012/13 at 18.5 million tons, down 0.5 million or three per cent from last month but up one per cent from last year. ...
07 June 2012
Crop Industry News from Malaysia Biological Stress Affects Malaysian Oilseeds
MALAYSIA - The Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB) reported that total crude palm oil (CPO) production rose five per cent to 1.3 million tons in April 2012. Peninsular Malaysia’s production increased...
28 March 2012
Crop Industry News from Malaysia Soy Leading US Oilseed Export to Malaysia
MALAYSIA - Soybeans are the leading US oilseed product export to Malaysia, and increased usage of full-fat soymeal continues to favor US soybean imports. Despite expectations for a decline in...
06 October 2011
Crop Industry News from Malaysia Climate Hits Malaysian Rice Output
MALAYSIA - Global climatic natural disasters in some parts of the world have affected padi harvest in areas managed by the Muda Agriculture Development Authority (Mada)....
26 May 2011
Crop Industry News from Malaysia Sugar Demand to Grow 1.9m Tonnes by 2020
MALAYSIA - Malaysia's sugar demand is expected to grow by three per cent a year to over 1.9 million tonnes by 2020 despite the higher prices, said Adam Tomlinson, Rabobank's International Food...
10 May 2011
Crop Industry News from Malaysia Malaysian Gvt Setting Up Corn Plantations Abroad
MALAYSIA - The Malaysian government is planning to get local companies to set up corn plantations abroad in an effort to tackle food-related issues. ...
30 December 2009
Crop Industry News from Malaysia Oil Palm Players Looking for Biomass Supply
MALAYSIA - Policies and incentives are needed for the harnessing of renewable energy from Malaysia's massive oil palm industry, according to The Star....
14 December 2009
Crop Industry News from Malaysia Mitsui Plans Ethanol Plant
MALAYSIA - Japanese company Mitsui could be investing in an ethanol plant in Malaysia....
02 December 2009
Crop Industry News from Malaysia UMP and FRIM Co-operate on Biomass Use
MALAYSIA - Universiti Malaysia Pahang (UMP) has established co-operation with the Forest Research Institute of Malaysia (FRIM) in the field of biomass usage....
11 November 2009
Crop Industry News from Malaysia Palm Oil Prices Ripe for a Fall
MALAYSIA - In the coming months, palm oil prices look set for a downward correction, says Rabobank's Agri Commodity Markets Research. The November report predicts a further build-up in palm oil...
09 November 2009
Crop Industry News from Malaysia Palm Oil Conference in Malaysia
MALAYSIA - The four-day International Palm Oil Congress 2009 (PIPOC 2009), organised by the Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB), is expecetd to attract more than 1,800 delegates. ...
13 October 2009
Crop Industry News from Malaysia Govt’s Biodiesel Programme Hits a Speedbump
MALAYSIA - The Government's B5 biodiesel programme has hit a speedbump given the poor take-up rate by its initial target group - diesel-powered government vehicles in the Klang Valley....
30 July 2009
Crop Industry News from Malaysia Workshop on Sustainable Biomass Production
MALAYSIA - The German Secretary of State for food, agriculture and consumer protection, Dr. Gerd Mueller opened a German-Malaysian Workshop for The Sustainable Development Regulation and Certification...
20 July 2009
Crop Industry News from Malaysia Biodiesel Production Slowing Down
MALAYSIA - Production of biodiesel in Malaysia is slowing down because of the present economic climate....
14 May 2009
Crop Industry News from Malaysia Danes in Biogas Project with United Plantations
MALAYSIA - The Danish Energy Agency has signed a Letter of Intent with United Plantations for a new methane to energy CDM project at a palm oil mill in Malaysia. ...
29 April 2009
Crop Industry News from Malaysia Kuantan-based Biodiesel Firm Given the Go-Ahead
MALAYSIA - Biodiesel producer Mission Biotechnologies Sdn Bhd became the first Asian company to receive the International Sustainability and Carbon Certification (ISCC), thus securing export...
08 April 2009
Crop Industry News from Malaysia Malaysia - Fall in Palm Oil Production
MALAYSIA - The Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB) reported that total crude palm oil (CPO) production declined by 10.7 per cent to 1.2 million tonnes in February 2009, according to a report from...
12 March 2009
Crop Industry News from Malaysia Call for Pressure on Big Oil Companies over Biodiesel
KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia must force major oil firms to produce biofuel if the once-vaunted biodiesel industry is to have any future, according to industry experts....
04 February 2009
Crop Industry News from Malaysia Jatropha Plantation and Biofuel Plant Planned
MALAYSIA - A new jatropha plantation and biofuel processing plant is set for Sarawak....
Crop Industry News from Malaysia Singapore Firm Wins Biomass Plant Contract
MALAYSIA - Agni Inc Pte Ltd has won its second biomass power plant contract to build plants for Wilgate Sdn Bhd in Malaysia....
23 January 2009
Crop Industry News from Malaysia New Vegetable Oil Technology for Biodiesel
MALAYSIA - A Malaysian company has developed a new technology to produce biodiesel fro various vegetable oils....
02 December 2008
Crop Industry News from Malaysia Malaysia Approves 91 Biodiesel Licences
MALAYSIA - The Malaysian government has given the go ahead to 91 biofuel licences with a total capacity of 10.2 million tonnes of biodiesel....
 
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