Malaysian crude palm oil stocks up 17pc in April

Malaysia's crude palm oil stocks (CPO) rose 17.59 per cent to 2.19 million tonnes at end-April 2015 against 1.87 million tonnes recorded in March.

In a statement today, the Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB) said stocks of processed palm oil fell 3.59 per cent to 923,751 tonnes for the month under review.

It said palm kernel stocks increased 27.43 per cent to 173,528 tonnes and crude palm kernel oil stocks eased 4.63 per cent to 128,271 tonnes.»