Malaysia Agribusiness Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports

Malaysia Agribusiness Report

Malaysia Agribusiness Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports
Malaysia Agribusiness Report
Published Sep 24, 2016
81 pages — Published Sep 24, 2016
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The Malaysian government s decision to lift the hiring freeze on foreign labour (for a few sectors including plantations) first implemented in March ---- is positive news for the palm oil sector, as -- of all workers at the plantation level in Malaysia are foreigners, according to Malaysian Palm Oil Board data. However, rising labour costs will continue to be one of the most important challenges faced by the sector. ...The outlook for ---- and ---- is more challenging amidst the rise in sugar prices. Moreover, the Health Ministry may be planning on imposing tax on sugar-sweetened beverages that are imported or produced in factories, in efforts to reduce the rate of diabetes in the country, according to local newspapers. This would reduce sugar consumption in the country and pose downside risks to our forecasts. ...Moreover, the Health Ministry may be planning on imposing tax on sugar-sweetened beverages that are imported or produced in factories, in efforts to reduce the rate of diabetes in the country, according to local newspapers. This would reduce sugar consumption in the country and pose downside risks to our forecasts.

...Palm oil production growth to ----/--: --.- to --.-mn tonnes. Production growth will reaccelerate towards the end of our forecast period, after the slower growth recorded in recent years. ...Poultry production growth to ----/--: --.- to -.-mn tonnes. After a decade of strong growth, we forecast poultry meat production to grow at a moderate pace in the coming years, as rising production costs is undermining the development of the sector. Malaysia will maintain a fragile self-sufficiency in poultry. ...---- real GDP growth: -.- (down from -.- in ----, forecast to average -.- from ---- to ----). ---- consumer price inflation: -.- (up from -.- in ----, forecast to average -.- from ---- to ----).

...BMI View: Malaysia s agribusiness sector is experiencing challenging times, as palm oil industry - its most emblematic sector - is undermined by low prices and growing structural challenges. The cocoa sector is in an even worse position, suffering a severe decline after the stellar performance of the ----s. ...

  
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