Commodity Research

Laurics and Oleochemicals

Non-Edible part of the oil & oil seeds fall into Laurics and Oleo Chemicals. FMCG industry’s downstream products mostly depend on Laurics and Oleo Chemicals. Oleo Chemicals are most commonly used in Bio-Diesel and detergents. The Lauric acid is commonly used in personal care products like shampoo, conditioners, soaps etc.

TransGraph has got nearly a decade of research & consulting expertise into oil & oil seeds segment. We have a dedicated team for the oil & oil seeds, which keeps a track of all the major benchmark markets where the commodities like CPKO(crude palm kernel oil), PFAD(palm fatty acid distillate), CNO(coconut oil), RBD Palm stearin are traded.


Weekly Lauric Oil Price Outlook & Strategy


Features Weekly Price Outlook & Strategy
Coverage Lauric & Oleo Chemicals
Fundamental summary Critical fundamental Factors; Fundamental outlook Index
Technical summary Technical analysis summary
Price Direction CIF Rotterdam: CPKO & Coconut oil, FoB malaysia: RBD Palm Stearin & PFAD:- Price Direction Forecast
Price range forecast Price Range: 2 week, 1 & 2 months forecast
Strategy review Review of previous strategy
Latest Strategy CIF Rotterdam: CPKO & Coconut oil, FoB malaysia: RBD Palm Stearin & PFAD:- Generic procurement strategy
Performance Audit CIF Rotterdam: CPKO & Coconut oil, FoB malaysia: RBD Palm Stearin & PFAD Strike Rate; Procurement efficiency % savings
Fundamental analysis Comprehensive fundamental analysis
Global Economy analysis
Technical outlook Detailed technical analysis and outlook on CIF Rotterdam: CPKO & Coconut oil, FoB malaysia: RBD Palm Stearin & PFAD for medium term
Risk Parameters Volatility & VaR trends
Calendar Key Economic & Fundamental Data
Mini Charts Various must track data trends
Facts & Figures Most important market data


Period Procurement Savings %
2012 YTD 2011-12 YTD
Weekly CPKO Price Outlook & Strategy 1% 2.42%
Weekly CNO Price Outlook & Strategy 1.96% 2.15%
Weekly Palm Stearin Price Outlook & Strategy 4% 2.40%
Weekly PFAD Price Outlook & Strategy 2.36% 1.73%
YTD: Year Till Date
Strike Rate %: Daily: Percentage of number of strategies made profit. Weekly: Percentage of number of months bettered the market average
NP/GP %: {(Gross Profit - Gross Loss) / (Gross Profit)}X100
Procurement Savings %: {(Market average - TransGraph purchase price) / (Market average)}X100

Explore more...



“ I am writing to extend my thanks for the research and price forecasting services provided to us on a daily basis by Transgraph. The reports and information whether they are emailed to us daily or sourced via your website portal, are a consistent and reliable source of quality information. Our industry is one where information and its dissemination can help in differentiating between suppliers."

- Scott Yarwood, Sr. Regional Sales Manager, ADM Trading (UK) Ltd.

“ This is to state our appreciation for Transgraph for continuously delivering on its mandate to provide updated and insightful consulting services in the area of commodities and ingredients. I would also like to thank your team that is always in touch with buyers and feeds in relevant information that has been many times useful in decision making. In nutshell, the engagement with Transgraph has been enriching."

- V. Sridhar, Sector Manager, Commodities & Ingredients, Cadbury India Ltd.

“ By helping simulate the risk scenarios beforehand, TransRisk has added immense value to our trading decision making process at the operating level. The scenarios are comprehensive because one is able to view the basis and rollover risks associated with the hedged positions too. TransRisk also serves as good Dashboard for the top management, as it gives exposures, P&L, associated risk, limits all at one place.”

- S Sivakumar, CEO, Agri Business, ITC Limited

“ At risk framework and imputed risk model of TransRisk are definitely forward looking and will enable us to move away from ‘post mortem’ approach. We can take a business decision of pricing our contracts or purchasing in advance after factoring in a quantifiable and acceptable risk instead of trying to find reasons for the breach of limits."
"A flexible and scalable business intelligence that gives exposures, P&L, associated risk, limits all at one place and this decision support system can be integrated with our existing ERP and will avoid duplication of data entry.”

- Jude Magima, ED – Sourcing and Supply Chain, Dabur India Limited

“ Transgraph has showcased that ‘Risk Management’ is an excellent tool which will help any sourcing organization to deliver in any and even during challenging business scenario. They have succeeded in creating a deeper, specific and relevant input to the automotive sector. Highly recommended, the course was extremely detailed but the faculty made it so easy to understand - Top marks.”

- S.R. Rajan, Vice President-Commercial, TVS Srichakra Limited.

Press Releases

TG at Events