Malaysia – Japan Palm Oil Trade Dialogue & Seminar was held on 9 July 2018 at at Imperial Hotel, Tokyo, Japan by Malaysian Palm Oil Council (MPOC) and Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB). With the theme of Forging Smart Partnership through Sustainable Malaysian Palm Oil, POTS offered opportunities to the oil and fats fraternity of Japan to network, collaborate and exchange information on the latest developments of the Malaysian palm oil industry.
Japan is an important export destination in the East Asian region, in which 1.27 million tonnes of Malaysian palm oil and its products were exported there in 2017. The event reflected the effort undertaken by Malaysian to facilitate business, provide solutions and investment opportunities with Japanese oils and fats industry members.
The industry experts that presented were Datuk Dr Kalyana Sundram, CEO of MPOC, Koji Ishihara of Mitsubishi Corporation (Oils & Fats Unit), and Thomas Mielke of Oil World.