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World trade in olive oil: October 2018 - January 2019

Olio Officina

The table below shows figures for trade in olive oil and olive-pomace oil in the top eight markets in the first four months (October 2018 – January 2019) of the current crop year. Increases were found in Aus- tralia (31%); Japan (18%); Russia (17%); Brazil (13%); and Canada (12%). Imports fell by 8% in China compared to the same period the previous crop year. Data from the US [United States data for January 2019 were not available at the time of publishing this news] were only available until December by the time this newspaper was published, which show that imports had increased by 24% compared to the same period the previous year.

In the first three months of the current crop year (2018/19), intra-EU acquisitions rose by 7% and extra-EU imports fell by 3% compared to the same period the previous crop year [EU data for January 2019 were not available at the time of publishing this news].

Source: IOOC, Economy and Promotion Unit

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