Why invest in palm oil plantation projects?
Palm oil trees have been planted successfully across the tropical region of the equator at 20 degrees. The production of palm oil has increased globally by more than two times the amount and there have been a rise in demand for palm oil as the price of vegetable oil is increasing and these oils are also used in the production of bio-fuel.
These cultivated land regions which give a high yield of oil per hectare may not be suitable for the growth of other crops but the plantation of palm oil offers great benefits to the investors and is produced by many large industrial plantation groups that aim to produce palm oil to meet the rising global demand.
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The growing global demand for palm oil
Investments in agricultural land in West Africa has been promoted as it allows investors to ensure higher productivity of food grains which can meet the local demand for food and it also allows investors to harvest food grains for the purpose of export.
The land rates are increasing in the region at a contract rate and investors can also earn through land rents which is generated by renting the land to farmers or private management companies which are involved in plantation or agriculture based projects.
Palm oil plantation
The investments in palm oil plantation projects are increasing in West Africa due to a number of reasons – the cost of crude is increasing, the increase in price of vegetable oil and increasing demand for agricultural land investments. The growing demand for fossil fuels raises the demand for bio-fuels. The increased use of palm oil for the production of bio-fuel has been a major cause in the rise in price of palm oil. Continue reading →
Experts forecast surge in the price of palm oil
Many institutional and high worth investors from the Middle East, China and Europe are pouring money into the palm oil projects in western Africa. The main cause for the rise in investments in palm oil is the rise in the price of cooking oil post recession.
Investments in palm oil barrels and palm oil plantation projects are attracting investors because the market experts predict a surge in the price of palm oil in the second half of the year 2012.
It has been found that the share price of companies based on palm oil production has increased in the second quarter. Continue reading →
Growing demand for investment in gold in China
The demand for gold increased in the last one year by 16% globally and a total of $59.7 billion has been spent on gold by investors. Gold investment was mainly boosted by investment from China, which increased by 10 percent.
The demand for gold was 1,098 tonnes in the first quarter of the year 2012, which was 5 percent above the record high as compared to 2011. According to the reports released on gold, demand trends for gold dropped in the first quarter in 2012. China is expected to be one of the biggest markets for Gold, where the demand for gold jewellery increased by 8% and the market share of demand was 30% of the global demand in gold jewellery. Continue reading →
Investment in agricultural land and plantation projects in Sierra Leone
There exists a great imbalance between the demand and supply in food grains globally, and this resulted in the rise in the price of food grains by the end of 2008. Capital Alternatives provides investment opportunities in agricultural land in Sierra Leone in western Africa in rice farming and palm oil plantation projects, aiming to generate a food grain supply to meet local demand and also fulfil the global demand.
The investment in agricultural fields offered by Capital Alternatives are fully managed and insured. It is a great opportunity to make alternative investments in agricultural land to earn long term returns. The projects offer returns in the range of 50% to 120% in a year. The projects are managed by the local management firm, and it gives safe and secure returns. These projects have a flexible exit mechanism and the land offered is under the regulation of government’s code of conduct for land acquisition. Continue reading →