- Solvent Extractors' Association of India (SEA) estimated India's 2014/15 rapeseed output at 5.74 MMT, down 12% from a year ago

- Malaysia has set the export duty for crude palm-oil at 4.5% for the month of April, ending a duty-free policy held since September

- Malaysia issued a reference price of 2,288.41 ringgit ($616) a ton

- Cargo surveyor SGS said exports of Malaysian palm oil products for the first half of March fell to 484,453 tons, down 5.2% vs. Feb. 1-15, as EU and India cut back purchases

- Malaysia's palm oil product exports to Iran dropped by 42.1% to 447,058 tons in 2014, from 635,258 tons in 2013. Iran is among the major importers of Malaysian palm oil from the Middle East, placing the country in the top 10 Malaysia palm products importer list.

Palm oil registered as the major oils and fats consumed in Iran at 862,300 tons in 2013 followed by soyabean oil at 550,200 tons and sunflower oil at 247,200 tons

- Indonesia to increase bio content for diesel to 15% from 10%

- Indonesia is considering lowering the threshold it applies to its monthly export tax for crude palm oil