Palm oil – some notes

Supply (production) Index Mundi’s list of palm oil producers shows that Indonesia produces 40.5 million tons (55% of world annual total) Malaysia produces 21.0 million tons (28% of world total) Thailand produces 4.0 million tons (4% of world total) World total is about 72.5 million tons The annual yield varies only moderately due to weather conditions. Land use  Indonesia; 11.7 million ha (of 190 million ha; 6%) Malaysia; 4.5 million ha […]

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Is taking the CFA worth it?

Should I aim to become a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)? Let’s compare the costs and benefits. Costs Fees One-time enrollment fee; USD 450 Exam registration fee (covers complete curriculum eBook, practice tests and mock exams); USD 650 – 1380 depending on how early you register For all three levels (exams I, II and III), the fees add up to USD 1950 – 4140 Exam retake requires a new fee; there […]

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