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Oils & Fats International (OFI) specialises in the global edible oils and fats industry, with a flagship magazine, and conferences and exhibitions around the world.

Latest Issue: OFI July/August 2018

Our July/August 2018 issue looks at how the automotive industry is using renewable materials derived from oilseeds in all parts of cars, from body panels to interior components and electrical wiring.

We focus on the development of the frying oil market in China, which is expected to rise by 7-8%/year to reach 17-18M tonnes in 2020.

We report on how new technologies, collectively know as genome engineering (GE), are unlocking new ways to improve oil crops while avoiding the stigma associated with GMOs.

On the subject of butter, we look at what led to last year’s butter shortage.

And we examine how Ukraine could emerge as a new major palm oil re-export hub to East European markets, due to its…

More about the OFI July/August 2018 issue

Cocoa oil, baked goods face US$60bn tariffs from China

August 17, 2018

China has announced US$60bn worth of tariffs on various US goods, including cocoa oil and confectionery, that it intends to implement as retaliation after the USA imposed 25% tariffs on US$200bn of Chinese products.