JAKARTA (Yosefardi) – Plantation firm PT Astra Agro Lestari Tbk (AALI) sold 115,6000 tons of crude palm oil (CPO) in September 2015, up 0.9% from 114,700 tons in September 2014.

Until September 2015, AALI recorded CPO sales volume of 826,472 tons or decreased by 17.7% compared to the same period last year. This is due to some of AALI’s CPO production are switched to refined products, mainly Olein product and impacted to Olein sales volume which increased significantly to 300,016 tons or increased by 107.7%.

Until September’15 AALI’s CPO average selling price reached Rp 7,221 /kg or decreased by 14.8% from Rp 8,474 /kg. While kernel average selling price also decreased by 16.3% from Rp 5,487 /kg, to Rp 4,590 /kg.

AALI’s FFB production reached 478,500 tons in September 2015, higher than 475,700 tons in the same months of 2014.

AALI’s CPO Production until September 2015 has reached more than 1.28 million ton, down by 0.9% compared to the same period last year which reached 1.29 million tons.

The decreasing is caused by the decrease of AALI FFB production which slightly down by 0.7% from 4.18 million ton in September 2014 to 4.15 million tons in September 2015. Kalimantan area is still decreasing by 6.1%, however Sumatra and Sulawesi area increased by 3.4% and 2.9%.