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Emile Mehmet


Emile Mehmet joined Informa in 2009 and provides specialist coverage for IEG Vu primarily in the cocoa, coffee and oilseeds sectors.

Emile has worked with Lloyd's List, the world's foremost shipping newspaper, focusing on commodity-related shipping news, and his opinions have featured in various mainstream media, including the BBC, national and international newspapers and news wires.

Over recent years he has worked on new forecasting methodology for determining future world supply and demand for cocoa, and holds regular webinars to present his current views on cocoa and other commodities. He travels regularly all over the world both to take part in crop tours and to present at conferences.
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Malaysian palm oil stocks seen lower

Palm oil stockpiles in Malaysia are likely to have dipped in May from the month before, driven by robust appetite in key buyers such as India and Pakistan ahead of Islam's holy month of Ramadan, according to a Reuters poll.
Malaysia Oils & Oilseeds

EU soy purchases down 5%

EU soybean imports in the 2016/17 season had reached 12.95 million tonnes by June 6, down 5% from 13.6 mln at the same stage last season, official data showed on Thursday.
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Chinese soybean imports surge to record high

Imports of soybeans to China, the world's largest buyer of the oilseed, rose in May by 25% from a year ago to the highest on record as a backlog of previously purchased supplies landed in the country, customs data showed.
China Oils & Oilseeds

Ghana cocoa significantly affected by swollen shoot

A re-emergence of swollen shoot disease in Ghana has affected at least 17% of cocoa trees, further threatening output in the world's second largest producing country where nearly a quarter of farms are moribund, industry regulator Cocobod said.
Côte d'Ivoire Ghana

Ivorian arrivals surpass 1.6 mln tonnes

Cocoa arrivals at ports in top grower Ivory Coast reached about 1,631,000 tonnes by June 4 since the start of the season on October 1, 2016, exporters estimated on Tuesday (June 6), up 21% from the same period of the previous season.
Côte d'Ivoire Cocoa

Indonesian palm stocks at 2017 low

A surge in exports has caused the Indonesia's palm oil stocks to decrease to 888,000 tonnes in April, the lowest level so far this year.
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