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World Palm Oil Industry

  • February 2015
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This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Palm Oil in Thousand Metric Tons by the following End-Use Applications: Food Applications, and Industrial Applications. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2014 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 70 companies including many key and niche players such as -

Agropalma Group
Alami Vegetable Oil Products Sdn Bhd
Archer Daniels Midland Company
Asian Agri
Boustead Holdings Berhad

Table Of Contents

World Palm Oil Industry



I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY and PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1
Disclaimers I-2
Data Interpretation and Reporting Level I-2
Quantitative Techniques and Analytics I-3
Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3
Food Applications I-3
Industrial Applications I-3


II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW II-1
A Prelude II-1
Table 1: Global Vegetable Oils Market by Type (2014E):
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Coconut,
Cottonseed, Olive, Palm (non-RSPO), Palm Kernel, Peanut,
Rapeseed, Soya, Sunflower, and Sustainable Palm (Certified)
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-2

Table 2: Leading Producers of Crude Palm Oil Worldwide
(2013): Percentage Market Share Breakdown of Volume
Production for Golden Agri-Resources Ltd, PT Astra Agro
Lestari Tbk, Sime Darby Sdn Berhad, Wilmar International Ltd,
and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-3
Sustainability: A Major Area of Focus II-4
Impact of Global Economic Slowdown on Palm Oil Prices: A Review II-4
Table 3: Global Palm Oil Price Trends (US$/MT) in the Recent
Past: 2010-2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-5

Table 4: Current and Future Price Forecasts (US$/MT) for Palm
Oil: 2015-2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-5
The Road Ahead II-5
Production Landscape II-6
Table 5: Top 10 Palm Oil Producing Countries Worldwide
(2014E): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Production for
Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Colombia, Nigeria, Papua New
Guinea, Ecuador, Honduras, Côte D'ivoire, Guatemala, and
Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-7
Indonesia: Largest Producer and Consumer of Palm Oil Worldwide II-7
Table 6: Indonesian Palm Oil Production (Thousand MT):
2015-2018F (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-8

Table 7: Indonesian Planted and Harvested Oil Palm Area in
Million Hectares: 2012-2015E (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-9
Malaysia: Second Largest Producer of Palm Oil II-9
Table 8: Malaysian Palm Oil Production in the Recent Past
(in Thousand Metric Tons): 2010-2013 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-10

Table 9: Current and Future Palm Oil Production (in Thousand
Metric Tons) in Malaysia: 2015-2018F (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-10
Malaysia and Indonesia Eliminate Export Taxes on Palm Oil II-11
Thailand Emerges With Grand Palm Production Initiatives II-11
Floods Disrupt Palm Oil Output in Malaysia and Thailand II-11
Africa: The Next Major Destination for Palm Oil Production II-11
Table 10: Select Oil Palm Plantation Projects Reported in
Africa: 2011-12 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-12

Table 11: Leading Private Producers of Palm Oil in Côte
d'Ivoire (2013): Details of Annual FFB (Tons), Number of
Mills, and Harvested Area (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-13
Consumption Scenario II-13
Table 12: Global Palm Oil Consumption by Geographic
Region/Country (2014): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume
Consumption for China, Europe, India, Indonesia, Malaysia,
Pakistan, The US, and Rest of World (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-14

Table 13: Palm Oil Share (%) in Total Edible Oil Consumption
for Indonesia, India and China Markets Independently Analyzed
for Years 2008 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-14
Indonesia Turns Largest Consumer of Palm Oil with Focus on
Biofuel II-15
Table 14: Indonesian Production Capacity for Biodiesel for
the Years 2010-2014E (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-15
India: The Largest Importer of Palm Oil II-15
Table 15: Leading Importers of Palm Oil for 2014 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-16
Food Sector Remains the Largest Application Market for Palm Oil II-17

2. MARKET TRENDS, ISSUES AND DRIVERS II-18
Rising Demand for Sustainable Palm Oil from Major End-use
Sectors: A Strong Growth Driver II-18
Table 16: Sales and Production of CSPO for 2010-2012 in MT
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-19
Major Manufacturers Fund HCS Study II-19
Leading Producers to Expand Certified Palm Oil Output II-19
Table 17: Global Production Capacity for CSPO for the years
2010-2014E (MT) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-20
Leading RSPO Certified Buyers II-20
Leading Sustainable Producers of Palm Oil II-21
Table 18: Total Certified Area and Production Area for Palm
Oil in Select Countries (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-21
Table 19: Leading CSPO Producing Countries Worldwide (
includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-22
Leading Palm Oil Traders with Zero Deforestation Commitment
- Ranked in order of Number of Zero Deforestation Policies
Implemented II-22
Table 20: Leading Producers of Palm Oil Worldwide (2013):
Approximate Percentage Share of Production of RSPO
Certified Palm Oil II-22
UNEP Backs RSPO Stand on Conserving Forests II-23
Initiatives Supporting the Development of a Sustainable Palm
Oil Industry II-23
Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) II-23
Sustainable Palm Oil Investor Working Group (IWG) II-23
Forest Footprint Disclosure Project II-23
The Biodiversity and Agricultural Commodities Program (BACP) II-24
Indonesia Sustainable Palm Oil (ISPO) II-24
POTICO II-24
High Crop Yield: A Major Factor Promoting Market Expansion II-24
Table 21: Global Vegetable Oilseed Crops Acreage by Type
(2013): Percentage Share Breakdown for Soybean, Cottonseed,
Rapeseed, Sunflower, Oil Palm, and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-25

Table 22: Global Vegetable Oils and Fats Market by Type
(2014E): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Production for
Coconut, Cotton, Groundnut, Olive, Palm Oil, Palm Kernel,
Rapeseed, Soybean, and Sunflower (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-25

Table 23: Average Annual Yield in MT per Hectare for Key
Oilseed Crops (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-25
Favorable Nutritional Properties Lend Traction to Market Growth II-25
Palm Oil Innovations and Advancements: Spearheading Growth II-26
Research Highlights Need for Improving Ergonomics for Palm
Harvesters II-26
List of Common Ailments Associated with MSDs and Risk
Factors in Terms of Tasks and Movements II-27
Biofuels: Application Area with Untapped Market Potential II-28
Table 24: Global Biofuel Blending Targets II-29
Table 25: Average Biofuel Yields of First Generation
Feedstock (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-29

Table 26: World Biofuels (Bioethanol and Biodiesel) Market -
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption by Geographic
Region for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin
America, and Rest of World for 2014 and 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-30
Does Palm Oil Waste Aid Production of Biofuels? II-30
Growing Population Spurs Palm Oil Demand II-30
Table 27: Top 25 Countries Worldwide in Terms of Population:
2010, 2013, 2015E II-31

Table 28: Global Population Estimates (2000-2050) (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-32
Increasing Popularity of Convenience Foods Drives Market Demand II-32
Rising Hostility for GMO Based Oils: A Business Case for Palm Oil II-32
Favorable Tax Policies: A Key Driver for Palm Oil Imports II-33
Key Challenges and Issues Confronting the Market II-33
Palm Oil versus the Cholesterol Controversy II-33
Environmental Concerns Reeling Palm Oil Plantation II-34
Ape Habitat and Poverty II-34
Emission Concerns II-34
Producers Adopt Various Strategies to Address Environmental
Issues II-35
Protectionist Methods Adopted by Developed Nations: A Cause
for Concern II-35
Unwanted Consequences of Protectionist Policies II-36
Soybean Oil: A Key Competitor for Palm Oil II-36
Limited Land Availability: A Key Challenge II-37

3. PALM OIL TRADE SCENARIO II-38
Major Exporters II-38
Table 29: Leading Exporters of Palm Oil and its Fraction by
Country (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Export Volume
for Indonesia, Malaysia, Netherlands, Papua New Guinea,
Thailand, Germany, Guatemala, Honduras, and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-38

Table 30: Global Palm Oil Exports in Million Metric Tons for
the Years 2004-2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-38
Major Importers II-39
Table 31: Leading Global Importers of Palm Oil and its Fraction
by Country (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Import
Volume for India, China, Netherlands, Pakistan, Germany,
Italy, United States of America, Spain, Bangladesh, and
Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-39

Table 32: Global Palm Oil Imports in Million Metric Tons for
the Years 2004-2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-39

4. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-40
Definition II-40
Comparison with Other Oils II-40
Historic Perspective II-40
Botanical Data II-41
Origin of Oil Palms II-41
Development and Growth II-42
Ecology II-42
Propagation II-42
Husbandry II-43
Harvesting II-43
Post-Harvest Processing II-43
Output II-43
Pests and Diseases Attacking Oil Palm Plantations II-44
Chemical Composition of Palm Oil II-44
Features of Palm Oil II-44
Key End-Use Applications II-45
Food Applications II-45
Cooking Oils/Frying Fats II-45
Vanaspati II-45
Bakery/Confectionery Fats II-46
Margarine II-46
Shortenings II-46
Other Uses II-46
Industrial Applications II-46
Soaps II-47
Oleochemicals II-47
Methyl Esters II-47
Fatty Acid II-47
Fatty Alcohols II-47
Fatty Amines II-47
Glycerine II-47

5. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-48
Sime Darby Acquires New Britain Palm Oil Ltd II-48
PandG Collaborates With Malaysia Institute for Supply Chain
Innovation II-48
ADM to Provide CSPO in North America II-48
Mars Unveils Policies for Transparent Supply Chain II-48
Sime Darby to Spin Off Plantation Assets in Indonesia II-48
Tigar Pilar Announces Plans for Bumiraya Investindo Spin Off II-48
Univanich Palm Oil to Setup Mill in Philippines II-48
Wilmar International Acquires Stake in Noble Plantations II-49
KUB Agro Holdings Forms Joint Venture with KUB Sepadu and
Sutracom II-49
Kenram Industrial Development to Expand Palm Oil Plantation II-49
Bounty Crop Divests Interest in Dendymarker Indah Lestari II-49
IOI to Setup Palm Oil Refinery II-49
Siat and Fimave Sells Share Capital to GMG Global II-49
Golden Agri-Resources and Stena Weco Enter Joint Venture II-49

6. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS II-50
Agropalma Group (Brazil) II-50
Alami Vegetable Oil Products Sdn Bhd (Malaysia) II-50
Archer Daniels Midland Company (USA) II-50
Asian Agri (Indonesia) II-51
Boustead Holdings Berhad (Malaysia) II-51
California Oils Corporation (USA) II-51
Carotino Sdn Bhd (Malaysia) II-51
Fuji Vegetable Oil Inc. (USA) II-52
Genting Plantations Berhad (Malaysia) II-52
Golden Agri-Resources Ltd. (Singapore) II-52
Intercontinental Specialty Fats Sdn Bhd (Malaysia) II-53
IOI Group Berhad (Malaysia) II-53
IOI Loders Croklaan B.V. (The Netherlands) II-53
Kuala Lumpur Kepong Berhad (Malaysia) II-54
MM Vitaoils Sdn Bhd (Malaysia) II-54
PT Astra Agro Lestari Tbk (Indonesia) II-54
PT Darmex Agro (Indonesia) II-54
PT Indofood Sukses Makmur Tbk (Indonesia) II-55
PT. Musim Mas (Indonesia) II-55
PT Perusahaan Perkebunan London Sumatra Indonesia Tbk (Indonesia) II-55
Siat Group (Belgium) II-55
Sime Darby Sdn Berhad (Malaysia) II-56
New Britain Palm Oil Ltd. (Papua New Guinea) II-56
United Palm Oil Industry Public Company Limited (Thailand) II-56
United Plantations Berhad (Malaysia) II-57
Univanich Palm Oil PCL (Thailand) II-57
Wilmar International Limited (Singapore) II-57

7. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-58
Table 33: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Palm Oil by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific, Middle East, Latin America and Rest of World
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures
in ‘000 Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-58

Table 34: World Historic Review for Palm Oil by Geographic
Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East,
Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Consumption Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons for Years
2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-59

Table 35: World 14-Year Perspective for Palm Oil by Geographic
Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for US,
Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, Latin
America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2007, 2015, and 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-60
By End-Use Application II-61
Table 36: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Palm Oil Consumption in Food Applications by Geographic Region
- US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, Latin
America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Consumption Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons for Years 2014
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-61

Table 37: World Historic Review for Palm Oil Consumption in
Food Applications by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, Latin America and Rest of
World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption
Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-62

Table 38: World 14-Year Perspective for Palm Oil Consumption
in Food Applications by Geographic Region - Percentage
Breakdown of Volume Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific, Middle East, Latin America and Rest of World
Markets for Years 2007, 2015, and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-63

Table 39: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Palm Oil Consumption in Industrial Applications by Geographic
Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East,
Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Consumption Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons for Years
2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-64

Table 40: World Historic Review for Palm Oil Consumption in
Industrial Applications by Geographic Region - US, Canada,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, Latin America and
Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Consumption Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons for Years 2007 through
2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-65

Table 41: World 14-Year Perspective for Palm Oil Consumption
in Industrial Applications by Geographic Region - Percentage
Breakdown of Volume Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific, Middle East, Latin America and Rest of World
Markets for Years 2007, 2015, and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-66


III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1
A.Market Analysis III-1
Surging Popularity of Palm Oil Bodes Well for the Market III-1
US 2013 Farm Bill: Market Implications III-1
Palm Oil to Benefit from Increasing Price of Soybean Oil Due
to Usage in Biodiesel III-2
Table 42: US imports of Vegetable Oil by Category for 2005,
2010 and 2015E: Net Import Volume in Thousand Tons for Palm
Oil, Canola Oil and Soybean Oil for Use in Biodiesel
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-2
EXIM Statistics III-3
Table 43: US Exports of Crude Palm Oil (2013): Percentage
Share Breakdown of Value Exports by Destination (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-3

Table 44: US Imports of Crude Palm Oil (2013): Percentage
Share Breakdown of Value Imports by Country of Origin
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-3

Table 45: US Exports of Palm Oil and its Fractions -
Refined but not Chemically Modified (2013): Percentage
Share Breakdown of Value Exports by Destination (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-3

Table 46: US Imports of Palm Oil and its Fractions -
Refined but not Chemically Modified (2013): Percentage
Share Breakdown of Value Imports by Country of Origin
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-4
Strategic Corporate Developments III-4
Select Key Players III-4
B.Market Analytics III-6
Table 47: The US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Palm Oil by End-Use Application - Food and Industrial
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption
Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-6

Table 48: The US Historic Review for Palm Oil by End-Use
Application - Food and Industrial Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons
for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-7

Table 49: The US 14-Year Perspective for Palm Oil by End-Use
Application - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for
Food and Industrial Markets for Years 2007, 2015, and 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-8

2. CANADA III-9
A.Market Analysis III-9
EXIM Statistics III-9
Table 50: Canadian Exports of Crude Palm Oil (2013):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Exports by Destination
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-9

Table 51: Canadian Imports of Crude Palm Oil (2013):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Imports by Country of
Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-9

Table 52: Canadian Exports of Palm Oil and its Fractions -
Refined but not Chemically Modified (2013): Percentage
Share Breakdown of Value Exports by Destination (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-10

Table 53: Canadian Imports of Palm Oil and its Fractions -
Refined but not Chemically Modified (2013): Percentage
Share Breakdown of Value Imports by Country of Origin
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-10
B.Market Analytics III-11
Table 54: Canadian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Palm Oil by End-Use Application - Food and Industrial
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption
Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-11

Table 55: Canadian Historic Review for Palm Oil by End-Use
Application - Food and Industrial Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons
for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-12

Table 56: Canadian 14-Year Perspective for Palm Oil by
End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Consumption for Food and Industrial Markets for Years 2007,
2015, and 2020 III-12

3. JAPAN III-13
A.Market Analysis III-13
Growing Interest in Sustainable Palm Oil Benefits Market
Prospects III-13
B.Market Analytics III-14
Table 57: Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Palm Oil by End-Use Application - Food and Industrial
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption
Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-14

Table 58: Japanese Historic Review for Palm Oil by End-Use
Application - Food and Industrial Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons
for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-15

Table 59: Japanese 14-Year Perspective for Palm Oil by
End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Consumption for Food and Industrial Markets for Years 2007,
2015, and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-16

4. EUROPE III-17
A.Market Analysis III-17
Market Overview III-17
Table 60: EU Imports of Palm Oil for the years 2011/12,
2012/13, 2013/14, and 2014/15E (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-18
European Union: A Leading Importer of Palm Oil III-18
Consumers Shifting to Palm Oil-Free Food Products: A Cause
for Concern III-18
Indonesian Exports to Europe Witnesses Decline III-19
B.Market Analytics III-20
Table 61: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Palm Oil by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy,
UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons
for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-20

Table 62: European Historic Review for Palm Oil by
Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain,
Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Consumption Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons for
Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-21

Table 63: European 14-Year Perspective for Palm Oil by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Consumption for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia,
and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2007, 2015, and 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-22

Table 64: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Palm Oil by End-Use Application - Food and Industrial
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption
Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-23

Table 65: European Historic Review for Palm Oil by End-Use
Application - Food and Industrial Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons
for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-24

Table 66: European 14-Year Perspective for Palm Oil by
End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Consumption for Food and Industrial Markets for Years 2007,
2015, and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-25

4a. FRANCE III-26
Market Analysis III-26
Table 67: French Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Palm Oil by End-Use Application - Food and Industrial
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption
Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-26

Table 68: French Historic Review for Palm Oil by End-Use
Application - Food and Industrial Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons
for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-27

Table 69: French 14-Year Perspective for Palm Oil by End-Use
Application - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for
Food and Industrial Markets for Years 2007, 2015, and 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-28

4b. GERMANY III-29
Market Analysis III-29
Table 70: German Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Palm Oil by End-Use Application - Food and Industrial
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption
Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-29

Table 71: German Historic Review for Palm Oil by End-Use
Application - Food and Industrial Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons
for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-30

Table 72: German 14-Year Perspective for Palm Oil by End-Use
Application - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for
Food and Industrial Markets for Years 2007, 2015, and 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-31

4c. ITALY III-32
Market Analysis III-32
Table 73: Italian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Palm Oil by End-Use Application - Food and Industrial
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption
Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-32

Table 74: Italian Historic Review for Palm Oil by End-Use
Application - Food and Industrial Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons
for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-33

Table 75: Italian 14-Year Perspective for Palm Oil by
End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Consumption for Food and Industrial Markets for Years 2007,
2015, and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-34

4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM III-35
Market Analysis III-35
Table 76: The UK Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Palm Oil by End-Use Application - Food and Industrial
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption
Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-35

Table 77: The UK Historic Review for Palm Oil by End-Use
Application - Food and Industrial Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons
for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-36

Table 78: The UK 14-Year Perspective for Palm Oil by End-Use
Application - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for
Food and Industrial Markets for Years 2007, 2015, and 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-37

4e. SPAIN III-38
Market Analysis III-38
Table 79: Spanish Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Palm Oil by End-Use Application - Food and Industrial
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption
Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-38

Table 80: Spanish Historic Review for Palm Oil by End-Use
Application - Food and Industrial Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons
for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-39

Table 81: Spanish 14-Year Perspective for Palm Oil by
End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Consumption for Food and Industrial Markets for Years 2007,
2015, and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-40

4f. RUSSIA III-41
A.Market Analysis III-41
Russia's Sanitary and Epidemiological Control Regulations -
Implications for Indonesian Palm Oil Export III-41
B.Market Analytics III-42
Table 82: Russian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Palm Oil by End-Use Application - Food and Industrial
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption
Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-42

Table 83: Russian Historic Review for Palm Oil by End-Use
Application - Food and Industrial Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons
for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-43

Table 84: Russian 14-Year Perspective for Palm Oil by
End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Consumption for Food and Industrial Markets for Years 2007,
2015, and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-44

4g. REST OF EUROPE III-45
A.Market Analysis III-45
Select Key Players III-45
B.Market Analytics III-46
Table 85: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Palm Oil by End-Use Application - Food and
Industrial Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Consumption Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons for Years 2014
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-46

Table 86: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Palm Oil by
End-Use Application - Food and Industrial Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in
‘000 Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-47

Table 87: Rest of Europe 14-Year Perspective for Palm Oil by
End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Consumption for Food and Industrial Markets for Years 2007,
2015, and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-48

5. ASIA-PACIFIC III-49
A.Market Analysis III-49
Rising Environmental Concerns to Promote Demand for CSPO III-49
Southeast Asia Invests in Palm Oil-based Biodiesel III-50
Table 88: RSPO Certification Status of Select Leading Palm
Oil Producers in Asia (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-50
B.Market Analytics III-51
Table 89: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Palm Oil by Geographic Region - China, India,
Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, and Rest of Asia-Pacific
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption
Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-51

Table 90: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Palm Oil by
Geographic Region - China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia,
Pakistan, and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons
for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-52

Table 91: Asia-Pacific 14-Year Perspective for Palm Oil by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Consumption for China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan,
and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 2007, 2015, and
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-53

Table 92: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Palm Oil by End-Use Application - Food and
Industrial Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Consumption Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons for Years 2014
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-54

Table 93: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Palm Oil by
End-Use Application - Food and Industrial Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in
‘000 Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-55

Table 94: Asia-Pacific 14-Year Perspective for Palm Oil by
End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Consumption for Food and Industrial Markets for Years 2007,
2015, and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-56

5a. CHINA III-57
A.Market Analysis III-57
Palm Oil Market Overview III-57
Table 95: Chinese Vegetable Oil Market by Category (2014E):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Consumption for
Cottonseed, Palm, Peanut, Rapeseed, Soy, and Others
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-57
China Promotes Greener Palm Oil III-57
Chinese Palm Oil Market Thrives on Imports III-58
Table 96: Chinese Palm Oil Imports in Thousand Metric Tons
for the Years 2008-2013 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-58
B.Market Analytics III-59
Table 97: Chinese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Palm Oil by End-Use Application - Food and Industrial
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption
Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-59

Table 98: Chinese Historic Review for Palm Oil by End-Use
Application - Food and Industrial Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons
for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-60

Table 99: Chinese 14-Year Perspective for Palm Oil by
End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Consumption for Food and Industrial Markets for Years 2007,
2015, and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-61

5b. INDIA III-62
A.Market Analysis III-62
Palm Oil Consumption Rises in India III-62
High Rate of CPO and RBD Palm Oil Imports Spurs Debate on
Need for Import Taxes III-62
India to Increase Palm Oil Production Capacity III-63
India Ends a Six-Year Freeze on the Import Price of Refined
Palm Oil III-63
Dependence on Palm Oil Imports to Continue III-63
Table 100: Indian Palm Oil Imports in Thousand Metric Tons
for the Years 2008-2013 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-64
B.Market Analytics III-65
Table 101: Indian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Palm Oil by End-Use Application - Food and Industrial
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption
Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-65

Table 102: Indian Historic Review for Palm Oil by End-Use
Application - Food and Industrial Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons
for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-66

Table 103: Indian 14-Year Perspective for Palm Oil by
End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Consumption for Food and Industrial Markets for Years 2007,
2015, and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-67

5c. INDONESIA III-68
A.Market Analysis III-68
An Overview III-68
Major Factors Responsible for the Rapid Expansion of Oil
Palm Plantations in Indonesia III-68
Table 104: Indonesian Palm Oil Production (Thousand MT):
2015-2018F (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-69

Table 105: Indonesian Planted and Harvested Oil Palm Area in
Million Hectares: 2012-2015E (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-69

Table 106: Indonesian Palm Oil Exports in Thousand Metric
Tons for the Years 2008-2013 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-70
Pricing Pressures Continues to Haunt Indonesian Palm Oil Market III-70
The Road Ahead III-71
Growth Drivers and Trends III-72
Declining Palm Oil Production in Malaysia Extending
Opportunities for Indonesian Suppliers III-72
Rising Demand for Biofuels Translates into Opportunities
for Palm Oil Industry III-72
Focus on Biodiesel Expands Domestic Palm Oil Consumption III-72
Table 107: Indonesian Production Capacity for Biodiesel
for the Years 2010-2014E (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-73
Conversion of Degraded Land: A Step in the Right Direction III-73
New Tax Initiative to Drive the Industry Forward III-74
Challenges Facing the Industry III-74
Environmental Concerns Grow In Line with Rate and Scale of
Plantation III-74
Deforestation: Outcome of Rapid Increase in Palm Oil
Cultivation III-75
Table 108: Deforestation Levels in Indonesia by Region
(2014E): Percentage Share Breakdown of Deforestation Area
for Bali, Nusa Tengarra, Java, Kalimantan, Maluku, Papua,
Sulawesi, and Sumatra (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-75

Table 109: Deforestation Levels in Indonesia by Cause
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-75
Productivity Issues III-76
Initiatives Supporting Sustainability of Oil Palm Plantations III-76
Indonesia Sustainable Palm Oil (ISPO) III-76
POTICO: A New Initiative III-76
Strategic Corporate Developments III-77
Select Key Players III-78
B.Market Analytics III-80
Table 110: Indonesian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Palm Oil by End-Use Application - Food and Industrial
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption
Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-80

Table 111: Indonesian Historic Review for Palm Oil by
End-Use Application - Food and Industrial Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in
‘000 Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-81

Table 112: Indonesian 14-Year Perspective for Palm Oil by
End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Consumption for Food and Industrial Markets for Years 2007,
2015, and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-82

5d. MALAYSIA III-83
A.Market Analysis III-83
Malaysian Palm Oil Sector: An Overview III-83
Table 113: Malaysian Palm Oil Production in the Recent Past
(in Thousand Metric Tons): 2010-2013 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-84

Table 114: Current and Future Palm Oil Production (in
Thousand Metric Tons) in Malaysia: 2015- 2018F (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-84
Trends, Issues and Drivers III-85
Rising Focus on Increasing CPO Yield Bodes Well For the
Palm Oil Industry III-85
Malaysia to Increase Palm Oil Production III-85
Malaysia Mulls Branding Palm Oil III-85
Focus on RSPO Certification III-86
Malaysia to Introduce Certification for Palm Oil III-86
Ghana Presents Significant Opportunities for Malaysian Palm
Oil Companies III-86
Stringent CIQ Regulation to Negatively Affect Palm Oil
Industry in Malaysia III-87
Crude Palm Oil Prices Witnessing Steady Decline III-87
Export Scenario III-88
Palm Oil Exports to Remain Buoyant III-88
Table 115: Malaysian Palm Oil Exports in Thousand Metric
Tons for the Years 2008-2013 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-88

Table 116: Malaysian Palm Oil and Palm Products Exports to
CIS Region (2012): Volume Exports to Leading Destination
Countries (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-89
Strategic Corporate Developments III-89
Select Key Players III-89
B.Market Analytics III-93
Table 117: Malaysian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Palm Oil by End-Use Application - Food and Industrial
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption
Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-93

Table 118: Malaysian Historic Review for Palm Oil by End-Use
Application - Food and Industrial Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons
for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-94

Table 119: Malaysian 14-Year Perspective for Palm Oil by
End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Consumption for Food and Industrial Markets for Years 2007,
2015, and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-95

5e. PAKISTAN III-96
A.Market Analysis III-96
Pakistan and Indonesia to Ink Preferential Trade Agreement III-96
B.Market Analytics III-96
Table 120: Pakistan Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Palm Oil by End-Use Application - Food and Industrial
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption
Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-96

Table 121: Pakistan Historic Review for Palm Oil by End-Use
Application - Food and Industrial Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons
for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-97

Table 122: Pakistan 14-Year Perspective for Palm Oil by
End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Consumption for Food and Industrial Markets for Years 2007,
2015, and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-98

5f. REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC III-99
A.Market Analysis III-99
Focus on Select Countries III-99
Bangladesh: Dependent on Imports for Edible Oil III-99
Philippines: Government Promotes Cheaper Palm Oil III-99
South Korea: A Major Consumer of Palm Oil in Asia III-100
Thailand: Country with Grand Palm Production Initiatives III-100
Government to Support Palm Oil Producers III-101
Table 123: Thailand Palm Oil Market (2006-2011):
Breakdown by Oil Palm Plantation Area, and Mature
Plantation Area (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-101
Strategic Corporate Developments III-102
Select Key Players III-102
B.Market Analytics III-104
Table 124: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and
Future Analysis for Palm Oil by End-Use Application - Food
and Industrial Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Consumption Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons for Years 2014
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-104

Table 125: Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Palm Oil
by End-Use Application - Food and Industrial Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in
‘000 Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-105

Table 126: Rest of Asia-Pacific 14-Year Perspective for Palm
Oil by End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Consumption for Food and Industrial Markets for Years 2007,
2015, and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-106

6. MIDDLE EAST III-107
Market Analysis III-107
Table 127: Middle East Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Palm Oil by End-Use Application - Food and
Industrial Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Consumption Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons for Years 2014
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-107

Table 128: Middle East Historic Review for Palm Oil by
End-Use Application - Food and Industrial Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in
‘000 Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-108

Table 129: Middle East 14-Year Perspective for Palm Oil by
End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Consumption for Food and Industrial Markets for Years 2007,
2015, and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-109

7. LATIN AMERICA III-110
Market Analysis III-110
Table 130: Latin American Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Palm Oil by Geographic Region - Brazil,
Colombia, Mexico, and Rest of Latin America Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in
‘000 Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-110

Table 131: Latin American Historic Review for Palm Oil by
Geographic Region - Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, and Rest of
Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Consumption Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons for Years 2007
through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-111

Table 132: Latin American 14-Year Perspective for Palm Oil
by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Consumption for Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, and Rest of Latin
America Markets for Years 2007, 2015, and 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-112

Table 133: Latin American Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Palm Oil by End-Use Application - Food and
Industrial Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Consumption Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons for Years 2014
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-113

Table 134: Latin American Historic Review for Palm Oil by
End-Use Application - Food and Industrial Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in
‘000 Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-114

Table 135: Latin American 14-Year Perspective for Palm Oil
by End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Consumption for Food and Industrial Markets for Years 2007,
2015, and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-115

7a. BRAZIL III-116
A.Market Analysis III-116
Brazilian Oil Palm Cultivation: An Overview III-116
Brazil Buys Additional Palm Oil from Malaysia III-116
Agropalma Group - A Key Player III-117
B.Market Analytics III-117
Table 136: Brazilian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Palm Oil by End-Use Application - Food and Industrial
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption
Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-117

Table 137: Brazilian Historic Review for Palm Oil by End-Use
Application - Food and Industrial Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons
for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-118

Table 138: Brazilian 14-Year Perspective for Palm Oil by
End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Consumption for Food and Industrial Markets for Years 2007,
2015, and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-119

7b. COLOMBIA III-120
A.Market Analysis III-120
Colombia to Increase Oil Palm Plantation Area III-120
Entities Operating Palm Oil Plantations III-120
Colombian Palm Oil Industry to Benefit from the Burgeoning
Biofuels Market III-121
Social, Environmental and Economic Implications of Oil Palm
Expansion III-121
B.Market Analytics III-122
Table 139: Colombian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Palm Oil by End-Use Application - Food and Industrial
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption
Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-122

Table 140: Colombian Histor

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