Published on 15/05/2019 2:21:43 PM | Source: Reuters

April palm oil imports drop 9.2% to 5-month low: Trade Body

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MUMBAI - India's palm oil imports in April fell 9.2% from a year ago to the lowest level in five months, a leading trade body said on Wednesday.

The country imported 707,450 tonnes of palm oil in April, down from 778,884 tonnes in the same month a year ago, the Solvent Extractors' Association of India (SEA) said in a statement.

The country's vegetable oil imports in the month fell 11% to 1.2 million tonnes, the trade body said.

(Reporting by Rajendra Jadhav; Editing by Shreejay Sinha)