CME Group Announces First Trade of New USD-Denominated Palm Oil Swaps – Jul 1, 2013


CME Group Announces First Trade of New USD-Denominated Palm Oil Swaps – Jul 1, 2013.

Advertisements

BIOMASS ARTICLE – Interview: Malaysia biomass strategy, a map for industry’s future 2013


InterviewMalaysia biomass strategy, a map for industry’s future

http://www.icis.com/Articles/2013/04/24/9661930/malaysia+biomass+strategy+a+map+for+industrys+future.html

24 April 2013 04:58 [Source: ICIS news]
By Tracy Dang
CHICAGO (ICIS)–Malaysia is hoping to capitalise on the use of palm oil for high-value downstream activities in the bioenergy and biochemical industries after the country recently created a National Biomass Strategy for 2020, a federal agency executive said on Tuesday.

“We recognised that we have 5m ha of oil palm plantations, and we have byproducts of empty fruit bunches, trunks and fronds that contributes close to 100m tonnes/year of this material, and before this, we didn’t know what to do with the wasted materials,” said Mohd Nazlee Kamal, CEO of federal agency Malaysian Biotechnology Corporation (BiotechCorp).

BiotechCorp, an agency under the purview of Malaysia’s Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI), is entrusted to nurture and help biotechnology companies.
“We just basically dumped it back into the plantation, and we realised we could probably use it as a source of energy – as a source of cellulosic sugar – and make more biochemicals,” he said during an interview at the Bio International Convention in Chicago,Illinois.

Created in November by a collaboration of several organisations and government agencies, the National Biomass Strategy provides a blueprint that could generate an incremental Malaysian ringgit (MYR) 30bn ($9.8bn) in gross national income by 2020.

Opportunities range from the production and export of biomass pellets to the conversion of ligno-cellulosic biomass into sugars and the development of bio-based chemicals.
“It looks into how do we aggregate this material and how do we get a new business model and increase the wealth of this country by exploiting the biomass,” Kamal said.
“Now that the cost of fossil fuels is so much higher, we say now is the time that we should look into an alternative source for the chemical industry,” he added.
Currently, the country is in discussions with companies, particularly one from Korea, to identity a sugar-conversion technology and to determine the cost of implementing the process.
“Next year, we will have a demonstration facility,” Kamal said. “Right now, it is a milestone, and we will keep updating the strategy and updating it.”

New Kids On The Block: Phillip Futures


When Phillip Futures Inc. started accepting U.S. business from an office at the Chicago Board of Trade building in 2012, the company expanded its reach, which had already included Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Japan, Indonesia, Thailand, the United Kingdom, Australia, France and China.

via Pocket http://www.johnlothiannewsletter.com/2013/01/phillip-futures-new-kids-on-the-block/ January 11, 2013 at 03:16PM

Phillip Futures Inc.


Phillip Futures Inc. is a firm that provides online trading services. The firm serves customers worldwide through its trading software and 24-hour IT support desk. Its worldwide offices include locations in Chicago and Dubai.[1]

via Pocket http://www.marketswiki.com/mwiki/Phillip_Futures_Inc. January 11, 2013 at 03:15PM

OTC Clearing and Regulations

My views on OTCs and Regulations

Knowledge Problem

Commentary on Economics, Information and Human Action

northoceanscm

4 out of 5 dentists recommend this WordPress.com site

Aditya Ladia's Blog

Forex, Investment and Finance

Soltis Consulting, Inc.

Business Concepts, Ideas, and Information

intradaynifty

An Endeavor To Explore The Uncertanity

All About Cyber Security and Financial Technology and Beyond

The Future of FinTech and Cybersecurity are Interlocked: Creating the Secure Future of Financial Technology Today

symphony

Read about latest trends in Algo Trading in India or visit our website symphonyfintech.com

Trading Smarter

Thought Leadership, Insight and Product Information from TradingScreen

Tales from a Trading Desk

Noise from an Investment Bank

The Main Street Analyst

New York City Magazine! Marketing, Social Media, Business - Connecting The Dots!

NPA Computers

Bringing you info about the latest on Internet Technology

duanetilden

An online journal of International Energy Trends, Green Building, Sustainability and Climate, A&E, Data, Security, CryptoCurrency and Social Media

Trade News in Brief

International Economic Affairs & Relations / Regional & International Organizations / Global Commerce & Business

SingleDealerPlatforms.Org

The Single Dealer Platform Community

Carl A R Weir's Blog

A Cross Asset Connectivity and Finance WordPress.com site

%d bloggers like this: