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Global Vegetable Oils Industry

Table 3: World Trade for Select Vegetable Oils (2010-11 and2011-12 Marketing Year): Volume Exports and Imports (inMillion Metric Tons) for Palm Oil, Soybean Oil, SunflowerseedOil, Rapeseed Oil, Palm Kernel Oil, Coconut Oil, Olive Oil,Peanut Oil and Cotton Seed Oil (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) II-6An Overview of the Global Vegetable Oil Refining Industry II-7Global Oilseeds Production - An Overview II-7Table 4: World Vegetable Oilseeds Production by SelectCountries (2010-11 & 2011-12 Marketing Year): VolumeProduction (in Million Metric Tons) in The United States, Brazil, Argentina, China, India and Others (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-8

Table 5: World Oil Seed Crops Planted Area in 2010 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-8

2. KEY TRENDS II-9Vegetable Oil Prices Increase in 2011 II-9Demand Increase Triggers Industry Consolidation II-9Vegetable Oils Don the Garb of Health & Well Being II-9Emerging Non-Edible Applications II-10Zero Trans Fats Oil: A Next Gen Market Segment II-10Vegetable Oils in Printing Inks: A Bright Business Idea II-10Vegetable Oils as Fuel for Automobiles!! II-11Table 6: Biodiesel Production as a Percentage of VegetableOil Consumption in Select Countries: 2010 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-11Brazil Zealous Over Biodiesel II-11Preferential Trade Treatment for Biodiesel Helps PropelDemand for Veg-Oils II-12Vegetable Oil Based Lubricants Now Affordable II-12Creative Incandescence: New Flavors and Dietary Elements DriveDemand II-12Market for GMO Based Oils Turns Hostile II-13Deforestation - A Detrimental Impact of Veg-oil Production II-13World Vegetable Oil Production - An Outlook Ahead II-14

3. MARKET TRENDS/ISSUES BY VEGETABLE OIL TYPE II-15Palm Oil II-15Palm Oil: A Price Leader II-15Environmental Threats to Stall Palm Oil Production in NearFuture II-15Table 7: World Palm Oil Production by Country (2010-11 to2011-12 Crop Season): Production Volume in Thousand Tons for Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Nigeria, Colombia and Others(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-16Thailand Emerges With Grand Palm Production Initiatives:Three's A Crowd II-16Malaysia Witness Low Production Cycle till Nov 2012 II-16Global Demand Continues to Rise II-17Table 8: World Palm Oil Usage by Industry (2011): PercentageBreakdown for Food, Biofuels and Oleochemicals (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-17Palm Oil Demand on the Roll, Becomes the Largest ConsumedVegetable Oil II-17Palm Oil Overtakes Soybean Owing to Asian Demand II-18Global Palm Oil Production Unaffected by the Recent EconomicRecession II-18Import Dependency of Major Palm Oil Consuming Countries II-18Food Sector: A Major Palm Oil Consumer II-18Palm Oil Price Trend II-19Table 9: Palm Oil Price Trends (2000-2009) (In US$/MT) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-19Biofuels - An Emerging Market? II-19Palm Oil Exports and Imports II-21Table 10: Leading Palm Oil Exporting Nations Worldwide(2010-11 and 2011-12 Crop Season) - Volume Exports in '000Metric Tons (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-21

Table 11: Leading Palm Oil Importing Nations Worldwide(2010-11 and 2011-12 Crop Season) - Volume Imports in '000Metric Tons (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-22Palm Oil Industry Embroiled in Controversies II-22Sunflowerseed Oil II-23What Makes Sunflower Oil Popular? II-23Table 12: Global Sunflower Oil Production - ProductionVolume in Million Metric Tons for the 2008-09 to 2011-12Crop Seasons (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-23

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