Monthly Palm Oil Trade Statistics, 2013

1. Malaysia’s Exports & Imports

  Exports Imports
  2012 2013 2012 2013
Jan 1,391,361 1,625,000 209,408 103,816
Feb 1,223,516 1,398,727 246,419 97,542
Mar 1,329,536 1,536,975 131,581 90,204
Apr 1,333,817 1,455,955 124,075 45,362
May 1,412,414 1,407,784 129,441 47,741
Jun 1,547,206 1,411,218 137,532 31,987
Jul 1,291,583 1,453,937 86,476 50,173
Aug 1,443,311 1,526,394 65,171 7,533
Sep 1,513,841 1,605,567 32,830 19,483
Oct 1,777,179 1,664,743 55,937 22,503
Nov 1,661,549 1,528,281 84,918 14,859
Dec 1,650,189 1,507,554 87,224 24,574
Jan-Dec 17,575,503 18,122,134 1,391,013 555,776

2. Exports to Major Countries

Country Jan-Dec 2013 Jan-Dec 2012 Change (Vol.) Change (%)
China 3,699,638 3,502,057 197,581 5.64
Egypt 450,634 431,323 19,311 4.48
EU 2,336,737 2,226,848 109,889 4.93
India 2,325,363 2,639,930 (314,567) (11.92)
Japan 501,152 559,449 (58,297) (10.42)
Pakistan 1,427,605 1,343,254 84,351 6.28
Philippines 206,839 285,155 (78,316) (27.46)
USA 1,012,135 1,029,427 (17,292) (1.68)
Total 11,960,103 12,017,443 (57,340) (0.48)

3. Production & Stocks

  Production End-Stocks
  2012 2013 2012 2013
Jan 1,288,294 1,602,493 2,020,881 2,563,345
Feb 1,188,356 1,296,824 2,061,698 2,425,849
Mar 1,211,257 1,325,101 1,956,881 2,160,810
Apr 1,272,622 1,366,544 1,850,731 1,913,531
May 1,383,735 1,384,330 1,785,714 1,816,341
Jun 1,470,648 1,416,826 1,699,145 1,647,604
Jul 1,691,916 1,674,852 1,999,093 1,674,258
Aug 1,664,249 1,735,284 2,112,797 1,668,132
Sep 2,004,238 1,912,175 2,480,990 1,783,773
Oct 1,938,430 1,972,278 2,505,173 1,845,936
Nov 1,891,132 1,861,084 2,565,745 1,978,685
Dec 1,780,262 1,667,003 2,627,530 1,985,215
Jan-Dec 18,785,139 19,214,794 *2,138,865 *1,955,290

* Jan – Dec Average

4. Monthly Average Prices

  CPO Local Prices
  2012 2013
Jan 3,183 2,221
Feb 3,109 2,391
Mar 3,278 2,332
Apr 3,481 2,295
May 3,189 2,270
Jun 2,956 2,392
Jul 3,032 2,330
Aug 2,957 2,334
Sep 2,720 2,362
Oct 2,244 2,361
Nov 2,220 2,576
Dec 2,060 2,576
Jan-Dec 2,764 2,371

Note: Average for Peninsular Malaysia

  Palm Oil Imports from Malaysia (Tonnes)* Total Palm Oil Imports **
Country Jan-Dec 2013 Jan-Dec 2012 Change (Volume) Jan-Dec 2012
AFGHANISTAN 16,250 8,234 8,016 110,600
ALBANIA 129 34 95 N/A
ALGERIA 37,147 25,596 11,551 63,700
ANGOLA 153,335 87,312 66,023 148,300
ANGUILLA 0 39 (39) N/A
ANTIGUA 87 637 (550) N/A
ARGENTINA 3,991 3,290 701 2,800
AUSTRALIA 93,520 93,537 (17) 102,500
AZERBAIJAN 0 22 (22) 51,800
BAHAMAS 0 126 (126) N/A
BAHRAIN 7,863 7,086 777 12,300
BANGLADESH 442,053 273,535 168,518 1,012,800
BARBADOS 185 187 (2) N/A
BELGIUM 1,754 1,662 92 62,100
BENIN 473,145 280,434 192,711 200,000
BOTSWANA 59 59 N/A
BRAZIL 6,685 5,626 1,059 243,600
BRUNEI 4,033 5,212 (1,179) N/A
BULGARIA 9,947 10,246 (299) 25,700
BULKINA FASO 146 0 146 N/A
CAMBODIA 4,566 3,647 919 30,800
CAMEROON 56,259 54,538 1,721 69,900
CANADA 14,228 10,032 4,196 77,000
CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC 561 232 329 N/A
CHILE 4,346 1,660 2,686 1,400
CHINA P.R 3,699,638 3,502,057 197,581 6,446,700
COLOMBIA 6,032 10,238 (4,206) 122,100
COMOROS 804 1,365 (561) N/A
CONGO 63,628 54,070 9,558 85,000
COSTA RICA 189 105 84 N/A
COTE D’IVOIRE 49,597 42,242 7,355 N/A
CROATIA 6,015 6,221 (206) 15,500
CUBA 562 154 408 N/A
CURACAO 22 0 22 N/A
CYPRUS 335 616 (281) 800
CZECH 89 158 (69) 31,000
DENMARK 56,085 46,804 9,281 100,700
DJIBOUTI 36,031 52,154 (16,123) 236,000
DOMINICA 1,824 988 836 31,000
EGYPT 450,634 431,323 19,311 690,700
EL SALVADOR 0 20 (20) 79,200
ERITREA 8,974 6,404 2,570 N/A
ESTONIA 516 283 233 300
ETHIOPIA 65,387 59,122 6,265 295,000
FIJI 3,732 4,643 (911) 5,200
FINLAND 34 51,592 (51,558) 216,400
FRANCE 853 427 426 126,400
GABON 12,098 11,354 744 35,600
GAMBIA 9,930 12,084 (2,154) 45,400
GEORGIA 847 2,895 (2,048) 28,200
GERMANY 98,671 110,407 (11,736) 818,100
GHANA 124,595 185,567 (60,972) 235,300
GREECE 15,516 50,333 (34,817) 63,600
GUAM 0 21 (21) N/A
GUATEMALA 1,959 430 1,529 16,700
GUINEA 44,721 18,542 26,179 N/A
GUINEA BISSAU 3,875 986 2,889 N/A
GUYANA 2,428 2,394 34 N/A
HAITI 38,099 39,972 (1,873) 84,300
HONDURAS 570 0 570 11,700
HONG KONG 14,879 11,851 3,028 N/A
HUNGARY 111 508 (397) 2,500
INDIA 2,325,363 2,639,930 (314,567) 7,809,100
INDONESIA 78,532 3,571 74,961 21,800
IRAN 635,258 548,603 86,655 740,000
IRAQ 4,596 1,918 2,678 177,700
IRELAND REP. 280 0 280 NA
ITALY 260,152 242,717 17,435 950,800
JAMAICA 2,938 1,206 1,732 7,900
JAPAN 501,152 559,449 (58,297) 577,000
JORDAN 35,495 23,342 12,153 45,800
KAZAKHSTAN 2,265 4,168 (1,903) 9,700
KENYA 88,735 51,849 36,886 436,100
KIRIBATI 34 0 34 NA
KUWAIT 18,978 21,716 (2,738) 38,000
KYRGYZSTAN 727 193 534 1,900
LAOS 161 120 41 N/A
LATVIA 258 235 23 600
LEBANON 8,013 8,408 (395) 15,600
LIBERIA 8,334 7,162 1,172 N/A
LIBYA 293 86 207 45,200
LIECHTENSTEIN 0 128 (128) N/A
LITHUANIA 7 262 (255) 600
LUXEMBOURG 14 115 (101) N/A
MACAU 0 72 (72) N/A
MACEDONIA 118 66 52 7,700
MADAGASCAR 18,213 25,378 (7,165) 55,800
MALDIVES 3,329 3,106 223 N/A
MALTA 24 141 (117) N/A
MAURITANIA 18,062 52,264 (34,202) 113,200
MAURITIUS 4,422 6,208 (1,786) 8,000
MAYOTTE 86 106 (20) N/A
MEXICO 21,185 8,661 12,524 460,800
MICRONESIA FEDERATION 0 3 (3) N/A
MOLDOVA 324 22 302 3,200
MONGOLIA 2,247 2,237 10 N/A
MONTENEGRO 141 224 (83) N/A
MOROCCO 26,006 17,100 8,906 65,900
MOZAMBIQUE 13,337 9,099 4,238 71,500
MYANMAR 262,507 348,395 (85,888) 508,800
NAMIBIA 2,310 672 1,638 N/A
NEPAL 2,796 2,150 646 N/A
NETHERLANDS 1,539,096 1,374,288 164,808 2,662,600
NEW CALEDONIA 56 74 (18) N/A
NEW ZEALAND 22,441 22,752 (311) N/A
NICARAGUA 0 80 (80) 45,300
NIGER 4,722 2,296 2,426 42,300
NIGERIA 125,931 141,368 (15,437) 870,000
NORTH KOREA 4,608 311 4,297 N/A
NORWAY 277 882 (605) 4,500
OMAN 38,088 47,647 (9,559) 130,000
PAKISTAN 1,427,605 1,343,254 84,351 2,035,900
PALAU 21 0 21 N/A
PALESTINE 26 0 26 N/A
PANAMA 4,125 856 3,269 6,400
PAPUA N GUINEA 4,163 14,848 (10,685) 23,800
PERU 18,946 402 18,544 25,100
PHILIPPINES 206,839 285,155 (78,316) 370,900
POLAND 1,041 619 422 34,900
PORTUGAL 4,279 0 4,279 1,300
QATAR 4,583 3,944 639 2,500
REUNION 58 84 (26) N/A
ROMANIA 7,207 4,947 2,260 17,200
RUSSIA 54,499 59,494 (4,995) 625,800
SAMOA 15 31 (16) N/A
SAO TOME & PRINCIPE 128 268 (140) N/A
SAUDI ARABIA 60,639 59,466 1,173 350,000
SENEGAL 38,587 14,763 23,824 92,400
SERBIA AND MONTENEGRO 43 22 21 19,300
SEYCHELLES 463 335 128 N/A
SIERRA LEONE 11,668 5,274 6,394 N/A
SINGAPORE 492,137 563,124 (70,987) 843,500
SLOVAKIA, REP. 5 0 5 200
SLOVENIA 432 255 177 100
SOLOMON ISLAND 9 22 (13) N/A
SOMALIA 25,188 8,443 16,745 45,800
SOUTH AFRICA 108,008 171,189 (63,181) N/A
SOUTH KOREA 353,843 365,909 (12,066) N/A
SPAIN 142,356 176,842 (34,486) 515,900
SRI LANKA 56,674 61,241 (4,567) 63,700
ST. LUCIA 212 119 93 N/A
SUDAN 2,982 1,773 1,209 53,300
SURINAME 1,442 1,566 (124) N/A
SWAZILAND 164 84 80 N/A
SWEDEN 123,232 103,873 19,359 90,000
SWITZERLAND 4,121 5,307 (1,186) 34,000
SYRIA 11,703 2,321 9,382 83,400
TAIWAN 168,662 129,795 38,867 159,600
TAJIKISTAN 131 0 131 NA
TANZANIA 160,597 107,668 52,929 248,000
TOGO 126,698 175,442 (48,744) 76,700
TONGA 33 17 16 N/A
TRINIDAD 6,146 6,534 (388) N/A
TUNISIA 15,243 200 15,043 66,000
TURKEY 83,589 35,572 48,017 436,900
TURKMENISTAN 113 0 113 N/A
TUVALU 20 0 20 N/A
U.A.E 128,307 172,539 (44,232) N/A
U.S.A 1,012,135 1,029,427 (17,292) 991,300
UGANDA 1,955 9,938 (7,983) 201,900
UKRAINE 327,752 243,921 83,831 171,900
UNITED KINGDOM 68,428 43,298 25,130 550,100
URUGUAY 780 41 739 2,300
UZBEKISTAN 28,271 18,081 10,190 18,300
VANUATU 87 111 (24) N/A
VENEZUELA 20 81 (61) 89,500
VIETNAM 499,918 468,722 31,196 597,700
YEMEN ARAB REP. 64,463 44,476 19,987 155,000
ZAMBIA 142 23 119 49,000
OTHERS 29,716 61,676 (31,960) 6,283,400
TOTAL 18,122,134 17,575,486 546,648 41,363,200

Source : * Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB),
** Oil World

(#) Total Palm Oil Imports for EU – Intra-EU trade excluded