At the end of the 2013/14 crop year (October 2013–September 2014) table olive imports increased by 5 pc in Brazil, 0.4 pc in Canada and 1 pc in Australia versus 2012/13 while they had dropped by 5 pc in the United States. The data for Russia are only available up to April 2014, i.e. for the first seven months of the season and show a drop of 12 pc. The EU data for September 2014 were not available at the time of writing but in the first eleven months of the crop year, intra-EU acquisitions dropped by 9 pc while imports from non-EU countries increased by 13 pc.
Source: International Olive Council