Malaysian palm oil farmers struggle as demand, prices slump

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Palm oil exports earned Malaysia more than 15 billion U.S. dollars last year. But the price of crude palm oil has slumped since the turn of the year as demand sinks amid the COVID-19 crisis. That’s hitting small producers hard. Rian Maelzer reports from central Malaysia.

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