NEWS RELATED TO THE INDUSTRY
We work hard to get our efforts noticed by the media and are so proud when this goal comes to fruition. A well informed community is an empowered one as well, so take a look at some of the latest coverage we’ve received below and help spread the word about all the amazing developments at Malaysian Estate Owners' Association.
MALAYSIAN PLANTERS SEE LOSSES IN EARNINGS BY 5-10% FROM LABOUR SHORTAGES
OCTOBER LAUNCH SEEN FOR NEW EAST MALAYSIAN PALM OIL CONTRACT
INSIGHT - OIL PALM INDUSTRY: THE SUSTAINABLE STAR
The Star Online, Aug 18, 2021
Malaysia's bourse is targeting October to launch its East Malaysian crude palm oil contract, which is expected to benefit traders in the nation's two largest palm producing states, its derivatives exchange told Reuters.
Bursa Malaysia Derivatives Exchange (BMD) manages Malaysia's crude palm oil futures contract (FCPO), which sets the global price benchmark for the world's cheapest and most widely consumed edible oil.
POTENTIAL IMPACT ON EARNINGS IF CPO YIELDS DO NOT IMPROVE, EXPERTS SAY
PLANTATION SECTOR’S WISH LIST FOR PAKATAN GOVERNMENT
MALAYSIAN ESTATE OWNERS' ASSOCIATION CALLS FOR FORMATION OF MINISTRY FOR PLANTATION INDUSTRY
The Edge Financial Daily, April 16, 2018.
The absence of a significant increase in palm oil yield over the past decade is worrying because earnings of plantation players could be potentially impacted as it becomes more difficult to achieve amid factors such as crude palm oil (CPO) price volatility, higher production costs, and climate change.
The Star Online, 26 May 2018
This wish list for the oil palm sector is submitted by the Malaysian Estate Owners’ Association (MEOA). MEOA members own about 1.2 million ha of planted oil palm, or 20% of the total cultivated oil palm area in Malaysia. Our members’ holdings are mainly small and medium-sized plantations, some privately held and some held through listed companies, and they extend through the peninsula, Sabah and Sarawak.
The Edge Market, May 26, 2018.
As the new government takes shape, the Malaysian Estate Owners' Association (MEOA) has called for a ministry dedicated to the plantation industry, separate from the Ministry of Agriculture, with a main focus on palm oil as it is the nation's most important plantation commodity crop.
LABOUR CRUNCH AND WINDFALL TAX
Malaysian Palm Estate Owners Roughing It Out Labour Crunch, Windfall Tax by
The year 2020 ended with higher export revenue at RM73.25 billion attributed to the average CPO price at RM2,685.50 per tonne and low closing stock at 1.27 million tonnes.
Abstract from MEOA Annual Report 2020
MEOA ASSOCIATION'S DOCUMENTS
MEOA is governed by its Constitution & Bye Laws 1987. The revised Constitution and Rules was approved by the Registry of Societies Malaysia (ROS) on 21 July 2016.
All persons, partnerships, associations and corporations (including shareholders) registered or controlled in Malaysia, who are owners or proprietors of land cultivated with economic crops in Malaysia are eligible for membership. Those who wish to be a member can download and fill up the form below.