(OFFICIAL)-Malaysia's August palm exports up 6.5 percent-ITS

Reuters

(Surveyor corrects August total figure to 1,498,755 tonnes from

1,511,755 and percentage change to 6.5 pct from 7.5. Also

corrects August crude palm oil and RBD palm olein numbers.)

SINGAPORE, Sept. 1 (Reuters) - Exports of Malaysian palm oil

products in August rose 6.5 percent to 1,498,755 tonnes from

1,406,935 tonnes shipped during July, cargo surveyor Intertek

Testing Services said.

Breakdown of ITS palm export figures for August compared to

a month ago (in tonnes):

PALM PRODUCTS

August July

Crude palm oil 403,310 259,407

RBD palm oil 108,060 122,740

RBD palm olein 650,866 637,842

RBD palm stearin 113,600 141,319

Crude palm kernel oil 19,200 20,360

Palm fatty acid distillate 34,915 40,890

TOP PALM MARKETS

August July

European Union 320,782 229,397

China 363,080 314,044

India & subcontinent 279,380 345,636

(Only selected palm products and destinations are displayed

here; they may not add up to total exports)

TOTAL PALM EXPORTS, BY MONTH

Month Total Net Change m/m %

August 1,498,755 +91,820 +6.5

July 1,406,935 +56,624 +4.2

June 1,350,311 +88,030 +7.0

May 1,262,281 -42,839 -3.3

April 1,305,120 -59,000 -4.3

March 1,364,120 37,700 +2.8

February 1,326,420 -132,055 -9.1

January 1,458,475 -107,635 -7.0

December 1,568,510 -94,582 -5.7

November 1,663,092 +62,547 +3.9

October 1,600,545 +156,709 +10.9

September 1,443,836 -9,708 -0.7

August 1,453,544 +218,941 +17.7

July 1,234,603 -214,677 -14.8

June 1,449,280 +67,189 +4.9

May 1,382,091 +32,449 +2.4

April 1,349,642 +116,198 +9.4

March 1,233,444 +56,182 +4.8

February 1,177,262 -138,061 -10.5

January 1,315,323 -177,805 -11.9

December 1,493,128 -39,850 -2.6

(Reporting by Chew Yee Kiat)

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