MALAYSIAN PALM OIL EXPORT TO TURKEY TO HIT ONE MILLION TONNES IN 2022
■ Malaysian Minister of Plantation Industries and Commodities, Datuk Mohd Khairuddin Aman Razali said that his country’s palm oil export to Turkey is expected to reach one million tonnes next year compared with previous 500,000 tonnes.
The Minister stated this following his visit and the implementation of several memorandum of understanding (MOU) of both countries. He said that Turkey is an important export destination for the commodity and the country is viewed as a suitable gateway to other countries in the Middle East, Balkan and East Europe.
Mohd Khairuddin also visited the three Industrial vaccination center (PPVIN) opened under the Vaccination Programme for the Agri-commodity Sector (Vacoms) which is aimed to accelerate vaccination to economic frontliners, especially those involved in the agri-commodity sector.
Meanwhile the Minister said his ministry is also currently applying to the Covid-19 Immunisation Task Force (CITF) to open PPVIN centers to vaccinate 30,000 workers in the rubber sector in the country. ●