Trade and markets
 

Detail

Area
Malaysia
Commodity Group
Oilseeds, oils and meals
Commodity
Palm oil
Date
01/10/2012
Policy Category
Trade
Policy Instrument
Market regulation / export policy
Description
Lowered export tax on crude palm oil to check build-up in domestic stocks, which push down farmgate prices, and introduced sliding tax regime where level of taxation follows the prevailing market price.