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Refined palm oil cargoes stuck at Indian ports after import curbs - sources

20 Jan 2020

KUALA LUMPUR/MUMBAI Thousands of tonnes of refined palm oil are delayed or stuck at various Indian ports after the world's biggest edible oil buyer placed restrictions on imports amid a diplomatic row with key supplier Malaysia, multiple sources told Reuters.

India says no meeting with Malaysia in Davos as palm row simmers

19 Jan 2020

KUALA LUMPUR/NEW DELHI India's trade minister will not meet with his Malaysian counterpart in Davos next week because of his tight schedule, an Indian trade ministry official said on Sunday, as a spat simmers between the top buyer of palm oil and its biggest supplier.

Davos diplomacy likely between India, Malaysia amid palm row- official

17 Jan 2020

KUALA LUMPUR/NEW DELHI, Jan 17 Trade ministers from India and Malaysia are likely to meet on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum's annual meeting in Davos next week amid a palm oil spat between the two countries, a Malaysian government spokesman told Reuters on Friday.

Malaysian palm giant Sime Darby geared to handle India curbs: executive

17 Jan 2020

KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia's Sime Darby, the world's largest oil palm planter by land size, could export more crude palm oil (CPO) to India and divert refined oil to other markets after India placed curbs on refined imports, an executive told Reuters on Friday.

Malaysian palm giant Sime Darby geared to handle India curbs- executive

17 Jan 2020

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 17 Malaysia's Sime Darby , the world's largest oil palm planter by land size, could export more crude palm oil (CPO) to India and divert refined oil to other markets after India placed curbs on refined imports, an executive told Reuters on Friday.

Exclusive: Malaysia's Mahathir hopeful of 1MDB settlement with Goldman soon

11 Dec 2019

KUALA LUMPUR Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad is hopeful of reaching an out-of-court settlement with Goldman Sachs over the 1MDB scandal soon, but he said compensation of "one point something billion" dollars offered by the bank was too small. | Video

Exclusive: Malaysia's Mahathir pledges to step down for Anwar, but not before November

10 Dec 2019

KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia's Mahathir Mohamad, the world's oldest prime minister, promised on Tuesday to hand over power to anointed successor Anwar Ibrahim in spite of new sexual assault allegations against him.

Malaysia considering selling stakes in Petronas to provinces - Mahathir

10 Dec 2019

KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia is considering selling stakes in energy giant Petronas to provinces where the company's oil and gas fields are, Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad told Reuters on Tuesday, in a bid to raise funds for the debt-laden government.

Aramco IPO: It's a thanks, but no thanks from Malaysia's Petronas

23 Nov 2019

KUALA LUMPUR/LONDON With Saudi Aramco yet to name any major foreign investors in its upcoming share sale, Malaysia's state energy company Petronas [PETR.UL] decided to take a pass on Friday.

Aramco IPO: It's a thanks, but no thanks from Malaysia's Petronas

22 Nov 2019

KUALA LUMPUR/LONDON With Saudi Aramco yet to name any major foreign investors in its upcoming share sale, Malaysia's state energy company Petronas [PETR.UL] decided to take a pass on Friday.

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