ALI`s CPO production up 11.6 percent

Jakarta (Antara News) - PT Astra Agro Lestari`s (AALI`s) crude palm oil production in October 2007 increased by 11.6 percent to 88,343 tons from 79,161 tons in September, a company executive said here Monday.

AALI Director Santoso in his report to the Jakarta Stock Exchange said the increase was attributed to enough rainfall in the country.

But he also said overall production from January to October 2007 which reached 730,297 tons was still 5.9 percent lower than the figure for the same period in 2006.

He said in the first 10 months of 2007, AALI`s CPO production increased by 4.6 percent from 482,302 tons to 504,469 tons.(*)
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