Published: Feb 10, 2021
The Commerce Ministry’s Department of Internal Trade has asked manufactures and distributors of bottled palm cooking oil to fix the price for as long as possible to alleviate the financial burden faced by consumers after the crude palm price jumped to Bt7.5 per kilogramme.
Published: Oct 03, 2020
The price of oil palm has been gradually improving and is currently at Bt4.20 to Bt5 per kilogram due to the measures taken by the government to help palm farmers, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Commerce Jurin Laksanawisit said on Saturday.
Published: Aug 19, 2020
The government’s Bt4 per kilogram subsidy for oil-palm farmers will be extended to November to help promote the production of palm oil for export as well as for manufacturing B10 biodiesel, Maj-General Patchasak Patirupanon said on Wednesday (August 19)
Published: Apr 22, 2020
Total production and sales of B100 biodiesel this week were down by 20 to 25 per cent, while ethanol demand increased due to people needing alcohol-based sanitisers to protect themselves from Covid-19, the Energy Policy and Planning Office (EPPO)’s director-general, Wattanapong Kurowat, said.
Published: Jan 22, 2020
Energy Minister Sontirat Sontijirawong said on Wednesday (January 22) that his ministry is preparing two new measures to prevent illegal import of crude palm oil (CPO) from neighbouring countries as part of efforts to ensure stability in the domestic palm price.
Published: Jan 18, 2020
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Commerce Jurin Laksanawisit has taken more than 80 private companies with him to negotiate trade deals in India, as well as aim to create a business network of Thai and Indian private sectors.
Published: Aug 19, 2019
The National Oil Palm Policy Committee has approved a guaranteed price for palm oil of Bt4 per kilogram for growers with not more than 25 rai and will submit the guarantee to the cabinet for approval within two weeks, deputy prime minister and commerce minister Jurin Laksanawisit said after the meeting on Monday.