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India's Sept edible oil imports rise 14.2 pct y/y - trade body
October 14, 2016 / 9:31 AM / a year ago

India's Sept edible oil imports rise 14.2 pct y/y - trade body

MUMBAI, Oct 14 (Reuters) - India’s edible oil imports in September jumped 14.2 percent from a year ago to 1.376 million tonnes, as refiners raised purchases of soyoil, a trade body said on Friday.

India, the world’s biggest importer of edible oils, buys palm oil from Indonesia and Malaysia and soyoil from Brazil and Argentina.

Imports of soyoil jumped 46 percent to 469,564 tonnes in September, the Solvent Extractors Association of India said in a statement, adding that palm oil imports edged down 1.2 percent to 773,497 tonnes.

For details: (Reporting by Rajendra Jadhav; Editing by Subhranshu Sahu)

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