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Palm off

To misrepresent inferior goods of one producer as superior goods made by a reputable, well-regarded competitor in order to gain commercial advantage and promote sales.

The doctrine of palming off is applied to the particular facts of a case in which the defendant is accused of engaging in Unfair Competition against the plaintiff.

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Mr Julius Egbedi, the Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources at a roundtable on Sustainable Oil Palm Production in Asaba, said the CBN OPDI, when implemented would increase wealth and promote economic growth in the state and the country.
The date palm used to make Indian and Burmese palm sugar (also called jaggery) dates back to 4,000 BC and is thought to have originated in Africa.
'I don't think that India will do this and I doubt that the current import duty on refined palm oil, which is at 45 per cent, will increase because we have the agreement with India and you cannot go beyond the agreed quantum without discussion.
He has a stand showing beautifully packed-solid palm sugar in palm leaves and fresh sweet sugar taken down from the palm trunk.
In a Facebook post, Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Pinol said palm oil imports from the two Southeast Asian countries spiked by 10 fold over the last three years, eating up the market share of local farmers.
"Last year, we already imported more than one million metric tons of palm oil oleans and this is not enough, that's why we need to utilize another one million hectares palm plantation to support our local market," stressed the region's top DTI 13 official.
In his presentation, Director Tri Purnajaya said that there were at least three things that underlie the need for strengthening the national palm oil diplomacy.
Why cultivate palm oil and expand areas devoted to it,' KMP Chairman Danilo Ramos said in a statement.
More than 150 participants in the palm oil and food business in Pakistan attended the event.
The restaurant has been using 'minyak' palm olein imported from Malaysia.