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Edible oil industry suggests govt initiate dialogue with Indonesia over palm oil ban

April 25, 2022 1:08 pm

Indonesia, which is the world's largest producer of palm oil and meets nearly 50 per cent of the total palm oil requirement in India annually, had announced to ban exports till further notice apparently to contain edible oil prices in their domestic market.

Conservation body calls for global moratorium on deep-sea mining

September 10, 2021 11:17 am

The IUCN Congress said in a statement it recognised concerns that "biodiversity loss will be inevitable if deep-sea mining is permitted to occur"

Hike import duty on palm stearin in line with CPO: Industry body SEA

March 22, 2021 4:52 pm

Domestic players import CPO paying customs duty of 35.75 per cent as well as agricultural cess.

India's edible oil imports highest in 11 months at 15.17 lakh tonnes in July: SEA

August 14, 2020 4:39 pm

Edible oil imports rose 13 per cent to 15.17 lakh tonnes on a year-on-year basis. "This is the highest import in the last 11 months of the oil year 2019-20," Mumbai-based Solvent Extractors Association of India (SEA) said.

India's edible oils export rises 54% to 80,765 tonnes in 2019-20, trade body says

July 16, 2020 5:22 pm

In value terms, the edible oil shipments increased 52.36 per cent to Rs 955.51 crore, against 52,490 tonnes valued at Rs 627.11 crore in 2018-19, trade body SEA said in a statement.

As edible oils pact with Malaysia, Indonesia ends, India should now hike import duties: SEA

May 25, 2020 2:21 pm

The Solvent Extractors Association of India (SEA) also urged the government to ban the import of refined palm oils or palmolien in order to encourage domestic production.

An Epic Journey

December 15, 2019 8:16 am

Joyce’s Ulysses begins in the charming town of Dun Laoghaire. Do not go looking for the snot-green sea.

Ancient seawater dating back to Ice Age discovered in Indian Ocean

May 26, 2019 9:43 pm

In a first, scientists have discovered the remnants of seawater dating back to the Ice Age, tucked inside rock formations in the middle of the Indian Ocean.

SEA to move FSSAI, ASCI against Patanjali mustard oil ad

April 21, 2016 2:29 pm

Stating that it doesn't "appreciate derogatory remark for other edible oils", Solvent Extractors Association of India (SEA) claims that Patanjali's advertisement of its 'kacchi ghani mustard oil' is "not in good taste".

Washington Post website hacked by Syrian group

August 16, 2013 1:18 am

A group that supports Syrian President Bashar Assad’s regime claimed responsibility.