Business Malaysia's Mahathir stands by Kashmir comments despite India palm oil boycott Updated : October 22, 2019 03:07 PM IST The impasse could exacerbate what Mahathir described as a trade war between the world's second-biggest producer and exporter of the commodity and its biggest buyer so far this year. India's top vegetable oil trade body on Monday asked its members to stop buying Malaysian palm oil. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.