Malaysian palm giant Sime Darby eyes deals in Latin America

A Sime Darby Bhd. employee holds a net of harvested oil palm fruit for a photograph at the company's palm oil plantation in Pulau Carey, Selangor, Malaysia, on Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015. Photographer: Sanjit Das/Bloomberg

Malaysia’s Sime Darby Plantation Bhd., the world’s largest palm oil planter, is looking to buy refineries in Latin America as it grapples with poor margins and mounting costs at home.

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