According to SEA India’s vegetable oil imports rose in August by 33% to 18.66 lakh tons. It was 14.01 tons during August 2022. Total vegetable oil imports during first ten months of 2022-23 increased by 24% to 141.21 lakh tons (November 2022-August 2023) as compared to 113.76 lakh tons in the same period of last year. CPO imports in August 2023 is at 8.24 lakh tons slightly down from 8.41 lakh tons in July 2023.