KUALA LUMPUR (Dow Jones)--Malaysia's palm oil exports during the June 1-20 period rose 17% from the same period last month, to 906,321 metric tons, cargo surveyor Intertek Agri Services said Monday.
China was the biggest buyer of Malaysia's palm oil products, followed by the European Union and the Indian subcontinent, with purchases amounting to 344,600 tons, 154,276 tons and 116,472 tons, respectively.
Intertek estimated May 1-20 exports at 775,995 tons. Another surveyor, SGS (Malaysia) Bhd., is expected to issue its estimate for June 1-20 later in the day.
By Shie-Lynn Lim, Dow Jones Newswires; +603 2026 1233;