Monthly Palm Oil Trade Statistics, 2018

  1. Malaysia’s Exports & Imports
  Exports Imports
  2018 2017 2018 2017
Jan 1,472,219 1,287,782 34,825 71,591
Feb 1,243,187 1,107,768 67,165 40,331
Mar 1,565,746 1,265,800 39,626 101,961
Apr 1,530,139 1,284,120 35,624 54,475
May 1,291,424 1,506,145 32,260 47,450
Jun 1,129,515 1,379,888 85,889 45,828
Jul 1,196,653 1,399,107 44,030 52,962
Aug 1,099,739 1,488,211 80,191 41,661
Sep 1,619,317 1,519,284 61,599 41,173
Oct 1,578,263 1,538,050 117,269 13,479
Nov 1,375,406 1,356,378 134,352 30,191
Dec 1,383,307 1,427,425 108,621 14,991
Jan-Dec 16,486,702 16,559,957 841,451 556,095

  1. Exports to Major Countries
COUNTRY JAN – DEC 2018 JAN – DEC 2017 CHANGES (MT) CHANGES (%)
INDIA 2,514,008 2,028,297 485,711 23.95
CHINA 1,859,748 1,917,288 (57,540) (3.00)
PAKISTAN 1,161,260 1,016,977 144,283 14.19
NETHERLANDS 912,593 1,004,006 (91,413) (9.10)
PHILIPPINES 689,238 751,688 (62,450) (8.31)
TURKEY 631,887 679,667 (47,780) (7.03)
U.S.A 540,509 554,614 (14,105) (2.54)
IRAN 487,923 523,515 (35,592) (6.80)
TOTAL 8,797,166 8,476,052 321,114 3.79


  1. Production & Stocks
  Production End-Stocks
  2018 2017 2018 2017
Jan 1,586,653 1,276,849 2,548,704 1,541,088
Feb 1,342,805 1,258,539 2,476,445 1,459,277
Mar 1,573,957 1,464,021 2,321,759 1,553,219
Apr 1,558,331 1,548,026 2,179,740 1,600,126
May 1,525,405 1,654,494 2,168,882 1,557,354
June 1,332,704 1,514,165 2,187,035 1,527,071
Jul 1,503,220 1,826,828 2,231,542 1,784,802
Aug 1,620,605 1,810,551 2,504,915 1,941,717
Sep 1,853,602 1,779,918 2,529,447 2,015,922
Oct 1,964,954 2,008,838 2,722,661 2,203,383
Nov 1,845,222 1,942,847 3,007,086 2,553,739
Dec 1,808,038 1,834,165 3,215,052 2,732,093
*Jan-Dec 1,626,291 1,659,937 2,507,772 1,872,455
* Jan – Dec Average


  1. Monthly Average Prices
  CPO Local Prices
  2018 2017
Jan 2,487 3,275
Feb 2,488 3,237
Mar 2,427 2,958
Apr 2,418 2,754
May 2,396 2,804
June 2,324 2,686
Jul 2,215 2,630
Aug 2,184 2,633
Sep 2,178 2,781
Oct 2,082 2,736
Nov 1,831 2,689
Dec 1,795 2,407
*Jan-Dec 2,235 2,783

* Jan – Dec Average
Note: Average for Peninsular Malaysia

MALAYSIAN PALM OIL EXPORTS BY DESTINATION

COUNTRY JAN – DEC 2018 JAN – DEC 2017 CHANGES (MT) CHANGES (%)
AFGHANISTAN 80,625 71,224 9,401 13.20
ALBANIA 1,752 1,166 586 50.26
ALGERIA 28,903 29,976 (1,073) (3.58)
ANGOLA 100,749 134,683 (33,934) (25.20)
ANTIGUA 169 132 37 28.03
ARGENTINA 3,398 2,930 468 15.97
AUSTRALIA 137,285 142,105 (4,820) (3.39)
BAHRAIN 13,612 11,739 1,873 15.96
BANGLADESH 313,099 288,830 24,269 8.40
BARBADOS 271 314 (43) (13.69)
BELGIUM 2,393 7,057 (4,664) (66.09)
BENIN 238,511 315,158 (76,647) (24.32)
BERMUDA 0 142 (142) (100.00)
BHUTAN 0 17 (17) (100.00)
BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA 111 22 89 404.55
BRAZIL 5,890 12,165 (6,275) (51.58)
BRUNEI 8,331 10,578 (2,247) (21.24)
BULGARIA 16,435 22,821 (6,386) (27.98)
BULKINA FASO 6,947 6,715 232 3.45
BURUNDI 260 322 (62) (19.25)
CAMBODIA 2,253 3,398 (1,145) (33.70)
CAMEROON 16,109 79,214 (63,105) (79.66)
CANADA 11,313 17,600 (6,287) (35.72)
CAPE VERDE 168 0 168 #DIV/0!
CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC 609 985 (376) (38.17)
CHAD 1,596 237 1,359 573.42
CHILE 4,347 5,590 (1,243) (22.24)
CHINA 1,859,748 1,917,288 (57,540) (3.00)
COLOMBIA 65 24 41 170.83
COMOROS 256 1,110 (854) (76.94)
CONGO, DEMOCRATIC REP. OF THE 45,937 42,766 3,171 7.41
CONGO, REP. OF THE 38 123 (85) (69.11)
COSTA RICA 241 392 (151) (38.52)
COTE D’IVOIRE 113,092 30,509 82,583 270.68
CROATIA 10,623 10,209 414 4.06
CUBA 977 632 345 54.59
CZECH 100 46 54 117.39
DENMARK 43,334 37,611 5,723 15.22
DJIBOUTI 216,190 137,995 78,195 56.67
DOMINICA 1,468 1,415 53 3.75
EGYPT 67,338 191,612 (124,274) (64.86)
EQUATORIAL GUINEA 0 4,846 (4,846) (100.00)
ERITREA 5,940 9,563 (3,623) (37.89)
ESTONIA 42,021 16,540 25,481 154.06
ETHIOPIA 148,647 173,591 (24,944) (14.37)
FIJI 2,853 3,380 (527) (15.59)
FRANCE 604 629 (25) (3.97)
GABON 5,748 17,431 (11,683) (67.02)
GAMBIA 21,210 29,683 (8,473) (28.54)
GEORGIA 6,580 11,818 (5,238) (44.32)
GERMANY 14,874 27,320 (12,446) (45.56)
GHANA 238,562 270,328 (31,766) (11.75)
GREECE 12,925 17,238 (4,313) (25.02)
GRENADA 56 0 56 #DIV/0!
GUAM 72 0 72 #DIV/0!
GUATEMALA 673 1,036 (363) (35.04)
GUINEA 52,936 90,411 (37,475) (41.45)
GUINEA BISSAU 0 960 (960) (100.00)
GUYANA 3,622 3,401 221 6.50
HAITI 9,874 12,608 (2,734) (21.68)
HONDURAS 0 21 (21) (100.00)
HONG KONG 3,492 4,276 (784) (18.33)
HUNGARY 1,085 572 513 89.69
INDIA 2,514,008 2,028,297 485,711 23.95
INDONESIA 1,690 2,229 (539) (24.18)
IRAN 487,923 523,515 (35,592) (6.80)
IRAQ 16,511 14,669 1,842 12.56
ITALY 351,221 362,259 (11,038) (3.05)
JAMAICA 1,089 699 390 55.79
JAPAN 458,594 502,715 (44,121) (8.78)
JORDAN 16,567 21,885 (5,318) (24.30)
KAZAKHSTAN 23,756 14,359 9,397 65.44
KENYA 235,943 190,160 45,783 24.08
KIRIBATI 20 20
KUWAIT 30,628 28,881 1,747 6.05
KYRGYZSTAN 2,150 1,402 748 53.35
LAOS 0 941 (941) (100.00)
LATVIA 173 29,003 (28,830) (99.40)
LEBANON 9,558 10,195 (637) (6.25)
LIBERIA 4,562 2,331 2,231 95.71
LIBYA 399 148 251 169.59
LITHUANIA 48 76 (28) (36.84)
MACEDONIA 138 0 138 #DIV/0!
MADAGASCAR 69,352 79,820 (10,468) (13.11)
MALAWI 0 41 (41) (100.00)
MALDIVES 7,921 7,017 904 12.88
MALI 337 748 (411) (54.95)
MALTA 65 48 17 35.42
MAURITANIA 56,013 71,882 (15,869) (22.08)
MAURITIUS 3,548 5,492 (1,944) (35.40)
MAYOTTE 40 20 20 100.00
MEXICO 1,369 8,801 (7,432) (84.44)
MOLDOVA 0 71 (71) (100.00)
MONGOLIA 2,350 1,220 1,130 92.62
MONTENEGRO 558 1,073 (515) (48.00)
MOROCCO 22,057 16,685 5,372 32.20
MOZAMBIQUE 205,516 166,237 39,279 23.63
MYANMAR 90,670 133,958 (43,288) (32.31)
NAMIBIA 764 779 (15) (1.93)
NAURU 24 19 5 26.32
NEPAL 4,307 2,119 2,188 103.26
NETHERLANDS 912,593 1,004,006 (91,413) (9.10)
NETHERLANDS ANTILLES 24 1,199 (1,175) (98.00)
NEW CALEDONIA 65 102 (37) (36.27)
NEW ZEALAND 24,474 22,582 1,892 8.38
NIGER 7,780 7,399 381 5.15
NIGERIA 242,388 246,909 (4,521) (1.83)
NORTH KOREA 99 0 99 #DIV/0!
NORWAY 846 569 277 48.68
OMAN 83,136 38,443 44,693 116.26
PAKISTAN 1,161,260 1,016,977 144,283 14.19
PALESTINE 215 87 128 147.13
PANAMA 1,402 1,720 (318) (18.49)
PAPUA N GUINEA 14,309 10,907 3,402 31.19
PERU 492 336 156 46.43
PHILIPPINES 689,238 751,688 (62,450) (8.31)
POLAND 602 2,022 (1,420) (70.23)
PORTUGAL 624 52 572 1,100.00
QATAR 23,444 16,852 6,592 39.12
REUNION 155 224 (69) (30.80)
ROMANIA 10,449 11,531 (1,082) (9.38)
RUSSIA 26,269 26,346 (77) (0.29)
RWANDA 2,682 1,871 811 43.35
SAINT KITTS AND NEVIS 19 0 19 #DIV/0!
SAMOA 106 36 70 194.44
SAUDI ARABIA 371,380 376,551 (5,171) (1.37)
SENEGAL 95,627 58,085 37,542 64.63
SERBIA 71 0 71 #DIV/0!
SERBIA AND MONTENEGRO 0 44 (44) (100.00)
SEYCHELLES 555 427 128 29.98
SIERRA LEONE 3,832 2,079 1,753 84.32
SINGAPORE 379,179 416,211 (37,032) (8.90)
SLOVENIA 114 47 67 142.55
SOLOMON ISLAND 169 185 (16) (8.65)
SOMALIA 77,894 82,322 (4,428) (5.38)
SOUTH AFRICA 211,349 233,765 (22,416) (9.59)
SOUTH KOREA 364,942 404,350 (39,408) (9.75)
SPAIN 361,640 304,280 57,360 18.85
SRI LANKA 213,309 184,787 28,522 15.44
ST. LUCIA 171 147 24 16.33
ST. VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES 0 5 (5) (100.00)
SUDAN 4,359 14,647 (10,288) (70.24)
SURINAME 914 512 402 78.52
SWEDEN 105,738 116,833 (11,095) (9.50)
SWITZERLAND 16,433 4,993 11,440 229.12
SYRIA 40,448 10,748 29,700 276.33
TAIWAN 218,122 221,755 (3,633) (1.64)
TAJIKISTAN 1,098 181 917 506.63
TANZANIA 200,759 248,515 (47,756) (19.22)
TOBAGO 0 302 (302) (100.00)
TOGO 140,528 82,771 57,757 69.78
TONGA 40 131 (91) (69.47)
TRINIDAD 7,245 7,882 (637) (8.08)
TUNISIA 130 9,841 (9,711) (98.68)
TURKEY 631,887 679,667 (47,780) (7.03)
TURKMENISTAN 451 664 (213) (32.08)
TUVALU 2 0 2 #DIV/0!
U.A.E 56,530 83,774 (27,244) (32.52)
U.S.A 540,509 554,614 (14,105) (2.54)
UGANDA 1,944 2,323 (379) (16.32)
UKRAINE 56,998 35,415 21,583 60.94
UNITED KINGDOM 24,136 21,347 2,789 13.07
URUGUAY 235 822 (587) (71.41)
UZBEKISTAN 30,093 38,761 (8,668) (22.36)
VANUATU 148 118 30 25.42
VIETNAM 461,567 633,136 (171,569) (27.10)
YEMEN ARAB REP. 97,055 74,206 22,849 30.79
ZAMBIA 0 881 (881) (100.00)
ZIMBABWE 229 5,274 (5,045) (95.66)
OTHERS 20,012 22,379 (2,367) (10.58)
TOTAL 16,486,702 16,559,957 (73,255) (0.44)
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