1 The allocation of the Regions in the geographical areas follows the ISTAT scheme: North: Piedmont, Valle d’Aosta, Liguria, Lombardy, Trentino-Alto Adige, Veneto, Friuli – Venezia Giulia, Emilia-Romagna; Center: Tuscany, Umbria, Marche, Lazio; South: Abruzzo, Molise, Campania, Puglia, Basilicata, Calabria; Islands: Sicily, Sardinia
At the regional level, the top 3 regions (Puglia, Tuscany, Umbria) hold the 58.9% of the total national stock.
At provincial level, it is clear a significant concentration of olive oil stocks: in the top 10 provinces is stocked the 66.8% of the Italian olive oil. Among these provinces, there are five from the central- northern Italy: Perugia, Lucca, Florence, Imperia, and Siena.
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Despite the large number of GIs present (47), out of a total of 10.3 million litres of GI olive oil in stock, the PDO Terra di Bari represent itself the 58.7% and the first 20 names 97.2% of the total GIs olive oil stocked in Italy.
Overall, the PDO / PGI olive oil in stock is equal to 3.5% of the total olive oil stocked in Italy and represents 4.9% of the stored EVO oil.
The total stock of “extra virgin olive oil” and “virgin olive oil” from organic farming amounts to 29,834 tons, almost exclusively EVO (99.7%). It is a relevant figure since the EVO Bio constitutes 15.5% of the overall EVO stocked in Italy.
Olive oil stocks 16 September 2020 vs. 15 September 2019
Compared to 15 September 2019, olive oil stocks are 50.1% higher. This data is mainly justified by the changes in EVO oil stock (+66.9%), and, in particular, by the changes in stock of the Italian EVO. Indeed, the Italian EVO oil stock is 48,189 tons (+91.3%) higher than the stock registered on 15 September 2019.
The higher quantities of lampante olive oil (+39.7%), olive-pomace oil (+12.0%) and olive oil and refined olive oil (+18.8%) stocks deserve to be mentioned.
Olive oil stocks 16 September 2020 vs. 31 August 2020
Compared to 31 August 2020, a 2.7% reduction of olive oil stocks was recorded. The reduction in EVO oil stocks (-2.5%) is mainly due to the reduction in Italian EVO oil (-5.9%), partially counterbalanced by the increase in extra UE EVO oil (+12.7%) stocks.
A relevant reduction was recorded in pomace olive oil (-4,4%) and lampante olive oil (-4.2%) stocks.
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