By Lucy Craymer

HONG KONG--Malaysia's palm-oil stock at the end of the December were up 0.2% on month to 1.67 million metric tons, the Malaysian Palm Oil Board said Tuesday.

At the end of November, palm-oil stocks were at 1.66 million tons.

This came as the MPOB's monthly report, showed crude palm-oil output fell 6.4% to 1.48 million tons in December. CPO output totaled 1.57 million tons in November.

Exports of palm-oil in December however fell 7.5% to 1.27 million tons. Palm-oil exports totalled 1.37 million in November.

The following are details of the December crop data and revised numbers for November, issued by MPOB:

December November ChangeOn Month

Crude Palm Oil Output 1,473,717 1,574,938 Dn 6.4%

Palm Oil Exports 1,267,941 1,370,411 Dn 7.5%

Palm Kernel Oil Exports 78,818 74,772 Up 5.4%

Palm Oil Imports 44,752 63,491 Dn 29.5%

Closing Stocks 1,665,388 1,662,811 Up 0.2%

Crude Palm Oil 876,647 896,936 Dn 2.3%

Processed Palm Oil 788,741 765,875 Up 3.0%

(All figures are in metric tons)

Write to Lucy Craymer at, @lucy_craymer

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January 10, 2017 00:30 ET (05:30 GMT)

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