market for palm fruit bunch, UPR, ecoinvent 3.6, Undefined

ISIC4 categories:
A:Agriculture, forestry and fishing/01:Crop and animal production, hunting and related service activities/012:Growing of perennial crops/0126:Growing of oleaginous fruits
MY - Malaysia
Reference year: 2016 - 2016

Location: MY - Malaysia
In this market, expert judgement was used to develop product specific transport distance estimations
The statistics from the Malaysian Palm Oil Board suggest that fresh palmfruit bunches are not traded with other countries (MPOB 2017). This was also confirmed through personal communication with officials at the MPOB on 2018-07-03.
Transport requirements were left equal to the GLO market activity.
MPOB (2017). Overview of the Malaysian Oil Palm Industry 2016. Malaysian Palm Oil Board,, assessed on 2018-07-03.
Undefined unit processes (UPRs) are the unlinked, multi-product activity datasets that form the basis for all of the system models available in the ecoinvent database. This is the way the datasets are obtained and entered into the database by the data providers. These activity datasets are useful for investigating the environmental impacts of a specific activity (gate-to-gate), without regard to its upstream or downstream impacts.


This dataset represents a market activity in the ecoinvent database. A market activity is an activity that does not transform inputs, but simply transfers a specific intermediate exchange (i.e. products, including wastes and by-products) from supplying transforming activities to other transforming activities that demand this intermediate exchange as an input, e.g. from glycerine at the supplier to glycerine at the consumer. A market dataset collects all activities with the same reference product in a certain geographical region. Furthermore, it typically includes average transport requirements for that product within the geography in question, as well as inputs of the product itself to cover any losses in trade and transport. In other words, market activities are generally intended to represent consumption mixes of a given product in a certain geographical region. For more information:…

Process type
Supported nomenclature
ecoinvent 3.6
LCI modeling approach
Before modeling
Multifunctional modeling
Aggregation type
Data provider
Review status
For sale

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