Get the latest insights on price movement and trend analysis of Palm Kernel Oil in different regions across the world (Asia, Europe, North America, Latin America, and the Middle East & Africa).
Palm Kernel Oil Price Trend for the H2 of 2022
The Asia-Pacific market showed a mixed trend in the price of palm oil. The demand from the end-user industries contributed to the increase in the prices of the commodity. However, global inflation, export ban, and limited supply of oil played a key role in dipping prices in the fourth quarter and later months of the third quarter. High inventories in the market were another reason for the fall in the prices.
The European Market saw a decline in the prices of palm oil during the third and fourth quarters of 2022. The decline is majorly attributed to the low consumer demand. The supply chain remains strong during both quarters, and the uplifting of the ban export ban from Indonesia further fueled the supply chain. All these factors led to a decrease in the prices of palm oil.
The North American market saw a decline in the third quarter of 2022. The rise in inventories due to the uplifting of restrictions led to this decline. The fourth quarter also followed the same trend. The major reason was increased exports from the Indonesian market. This supported the supply, disrupting the supply-demand equilibrium and thus leading to a decline in the prices.
The prices of Palm Kernel Oil are likely to decrease during the coming month given the export ban and high inventories of the commodity in the market.
Palm Kernel Oil Price Trend For the First Half of 2022
With the absence of precious Black Sea Sunflower oil from the global market owing to the ongoing Russian and Ukrainian geopolitical stance, the prices of oilseeds and oil soared throughout the global market. With the covid 19 restrictions and the Chinese government orders to divert the palm oil supply for alternate fuel blends the price trends of palm kernel oil soared and recorded staggering values.
With the expensive trade logistics and sanctions on SWIFT payments against Russia the prices of the Bursa Malaysia Derivative palm oil averaged 1627 USD/MT on the eve of war and went to a staggering 1942 USD/MT as recorded on March 1, 2022.
With the Indonesian government banning the exports of palm oil citing domestic reasons and flooding in Malaysia, the already tight supply of palm oil was constricted further. However, the export ban was a temporary measure and the prices stabilized in the Asian market with the Indonesian government lifting the export ban. The prices of palm kernel oil went from 1811.19 USD/MT in May to 1554.50 USD/MT in June 2022.
The situation in Latin states was far worse than in the Asian counterpart. The prices of palm kernel oil registered staggering numbers due to the lousy harvest in the region. The entire region suffered from droughts further tightening the global supply chains.
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Palm Kernel Oil is known as an edible plant oil that is extracted from the kernel of the oil palm fruit. It is manufactured by the physical refining of crude palm kernel oil. Its properties as well as composition differ significantly from palm oil.
Palm Kernel Oil is generally semi-solid at room temperature unlike other oil-types which are obtained from the rest of the fruit. This oil resembles coco oil as when it is eaten, it produces a soft sensation in the mouth like cacao. Due to its neutral taste and long life, palm kernel oil can also be utilised as a substitute for cacao and fats found in milk.
|Product Name||Palm Kernel Oil|
|Industrial Uses||Cosmetics, Food products, Solvents, Intermediates, Other|
|Supplier Database||Cargill, Incorporated, Wilmar International Ltd, BASF SE, Bunge Loders Croklaan (Bunge Limited), Natures Natural India, IOI Corporation Berhad|
|Region/Countries Covered||Asia Pacific: China, India, Indonesia, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Japan, Philippines, Vietnam, Iran, Thailand, South Korea, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, Nepal, Taiwan, Sri Lanka, UAE, Israel, Hongkong, Singapore, Oman, Kuwait, Qatar, Australia, and New Zealand
Europe: Germany, France, United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Russia, Turkey, Netherlands, Poland, Sweden, Belgium, Austria, Ireland Switzerland, Norway, Denmark, Romania, Finland, Czech Republic, Portugal and Greece
North America: United States and Canada
Latin America: Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Columbia, Chile, Ecuador, and Peru
Africa: South Africa, Nigeria, Egypt, Algeria, Morocco
|Currency||US$ (Data can also be provided in local currency)|
|Supplier Database Availability||Yes|
|Customization Scope||The report can be customized as per the requirements of the customer|
|Post-Sale Analyst Support||360-degree analyst support after report delivery|
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The conventional oil extraction process to manufacture Palm Kernel Oil involves frying of palm kernels in old oil or heating the dried nuts. The fried kernels are further ground to a paste in a motorised grinder. The paste is then mixed with a small quantity of water and finally heated to recover the Palm Kernel Oil.
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