Palm Oil - Global Strategic Business Report - 2013-2018

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Dublin, Oct. 21, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Palm Oil - Global Strategic Business Report - 2013-2018: Biofuels is an Emerging Application Area

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/hxzssk/palm_oil_global) has announced the addition of the "Palm Oil - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering.

The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2010 through 2018. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets.

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Palm Oil in Thousand Metric Tons by the following End-Use Applications:

  • Food Applications
  • Industrial Applications.

The report profiles 75 companies including many key and niche players such as:

  • Agropalma Group
  • Alami Vegetable Oil Products Sdn Bhd
  • Archer Daniels Midland Company
  • Asian Agri
  • Boustead Holdings Berhad
  • California Oils Corporation
  • Carotino Sdn Bhd
  • Fuji Vegetable Oil Inc.
  • Genting Plantations Berhad
  • Golden Agri-Resources Ltd.
  • Intercontinental Specialty Fats Sdn Bhd
  • IOI Group Berhad
  • IOI Loders Croklaan B.V.
  • Kuala Lumpur Kepong Berhad
  • MM Vitaoils Sdn Bhd
  • New Britain Palm Oil Ltd.
  • PT Astra Agro Lestari Tbk
  • PT Darmex Agro
  • PT Indofood Sukses Makmur Tbk
  • PT Musim Mas
  • PT Perusahaan Perkebunan London Sumatra Indonesia Tbk
  • Siat Group of Companies
  • Sime Darby Sdn Berhad
  • United Palm Oil Industry Public Company Limited
  • United Plantations Berhad
  • Univanich Palm Oil PCL
  • Wilmar International Limited.

Key Topics Covered:

I. Introduction, Methodology & Product Definitions

  • Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
  • Disclaimers
  • Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
  • Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
  • Product Definitions and Scope of Study
  • Food Applications
  • Industrial Applications

II. Executive Summary

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW

  • A Prelude
  • Impact of Global Economic Slowdown on Palm Oil Prices: A Review
  • The Road Ahead
  • Production Landscape
  • Indonesia: The Largest Producer of Palm Oil in the World
  • Malaysia: Second Largest Producer of Palm Oil
  • Thailand Emerges With Grand Palm Production Initiatives
  • Africa: The Next Major Destination for Palm Oil Production
  • Consumption Scenario
  • India: Leading Consumer of Palm Oil Worldwide

2. MARKET TRENDS, ISSUES AND DRIVERS

  • Biofuels: An Emerging Application Area
  • Growing Population Spurs Palm Oil Demand
  • High Productivity: A Favorable Factor for Palm Oil
  • Rising Hostility for GMO Based Oils: A Business Case for Palm Oil
  • Favorable Nutritional Properties Increases Opportunities for Palm Oil
  • Technology Innovations: Spearheading Market Growth
  • Favorable Tax Policies: A Key Driver for Palm Oil Imports
  • Focus on Sustainability and Clean Energy to Drive Adoption of Palm Oil
  • Demand for Certified Palm Oil Continues to Increase
  • Leading Producers to Increase the Output of Certified Palm Oil
  • Leading RSPO Certified Buyers
  • Initiatives Supporting the Development of a Sustainable Palm oil Industry
  • Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO)
  • Sustainable Palm Oil Investor Working Group (IWG)
  • Forest Footprint Disclosure Project
  • The Biodiversity and Agricultural Commodities Program (BACP)
  • Indonesia Sustainable Palm Oil (ISPO)
  • POTICO
  • Key Challenges and Issues Confronting the Market
  • Palm Oil versus the Cholesterol Controversy
  • Environmental Concerns Reeling Palm Oil Plantation
  • Ape Habitat and Poverty
  • Emission Concerns
  • Producers Adopt Various Strategies to Address Environmental Issues
  • Protectionist Methods Adopted by Developed Nations: A Cause for Concern
  • Unwanted Consequences of Protectionist Policies
  • Soybean Oil: A Key Competitor for Palm Oil
  • Limited Land Availability: A Key Challenge

3. PALM OIL TRADE SCENARIO

  • Major Exporters
  • Major Importers

4. PRODUCT OVERVIEW

  • Definition
  • Comparison with Other Oils
  • Historic Perspective
  • Botanical Data
  • Origin of Oil Palms
  • Development and Growth
  • Ecology
  • Propagation
  • Husbandry
  • Harvesting
  • Post Harvest Processing
  • Output
  • Pests and Diseases Attacking Oil Palm Plantations
  • Chemical Composition of Palm Oil
  • Features of Palm Oil
  • Key End-Use Applications
  • Food Applications
  • Cooking Oils/Frying Fats
  • Vanaspati
  • Confectionery Fats
  • Margarine
  • Shortenings
  • Other Uses
  • Industrial Applications
  • Soaps
  • Oleochemicals
  • Methyl Esters
  • Fatty Acid
  • Fatty Alcohols
  • Fatty Amines
  • Glycerine

5. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY

  • Univanich Palm Oil to Setup Mill in Philippines
  • Wilmar International Acquires Stake in Noble Plantations
  • KUB Agro Holdings Forms Joint Venture with KUB Sepadu and Sutracom
  • Kenram Industrial Development to Expand Palm Oil Plantation
  • Bounty Crop Divests Interest in Dendymarker Indah Lestari
  • IOI to Setup Palm Oil Refinery
  • Siat and Fimave Sells Share Capital to GMG Global
  • Golden Agri-Resources and Stena Weco Enter Joint Venture
  • Archer Daniels Midland Takes Over Oilseed Processing Units from Geepee Agri
  • Wilmar International Acquires Benso Oil Palm Plantation
  • Bunge Agribusiness Singapore Forms Joint Venture with PT Bumiraya Investindo

6. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS

  • Agropalma Group (Brazil)
  • Alami Vegetable Oil Products Sdn Bhd (Malaysia)
  • Archer Daniels Midland Company (USA)
  • Asian Agri (Indonesia)
  • Boustead Holdings Berhad (Malaysia)
  • California Oils Corporation (USA)
  • Carotino Sdn Bhd (Malaysia)
  • Fuji Vegetable Oil Inc. (USA)
  • Genting Plantations Berhad (Malaysia)
  • Golden Agri-Resources Ltd. (Singapore)
  • Intercontinental Specialty Fats Sdn Bhd (Malaysia)
  • IOI Group Berhad (Malaysia)
  • IOI Loders Croklaan B.V. (The Netherlands)
  • Kuala Lumpur Kepong Berhad (Malaysia)
  • MM Vitaoils Sdn Bhd (Malaysia)
  • New Britain Palm Oil Ltd. (Papua New Guinea)
  • PT Astra Agro Lestari Tbk (Indonesia)
  • PT Darmex Agro (Indonesia)
  • PT Indofood Sukses Makmur Tbk (Indonesia)
  • PT Musim Mas (Indonesia)
  • PT Perusahaan Perkebunan London Sumatra Indonesia Tbk (Indonesia)
  • Siat Group of Companies (Belgium)
  • Sime Darby Sdn Berhad (Malaysia)
  • United Palm Oil Industry Public Company Limited (Thailand)
  • United Plantations Berhad (Malaysia)
  • Univanich Palm Oil PCL (Thailand)
  • Wilmar International Limited (Singapore)

7. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE


III. Market

1. The United States

2. Canada

3. Japan

4. Europe

5. Asia-Pacific

6. Latin America

IV. Competitive Landscape

Total Companies Profiled: 75 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 83)

  • The United States (6)
  • Europe (10)
  • - Germany (1)
  • - The United Kingdom (3)
  • - Rest of Europe (6)
  • Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (63)
  • Latin America (1)
  • Africa (3)

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