In the eleven months from October 2014 to August 2015, table olive imports (see next table) were higher in the United States (+11 pc) and Canada (+1 pc) but lower in the rest of the countries reported, i.e. Australia (−12 pc since November 2014) and Brazil (−6 pc since April 2015). In the case of Russia, again the August 2015 data were not available at the time of writing but the ten-month data show a constant drop since December 2014 (−16 pc).
At the time of publication, the data for August 2015 were not available for the EU but in the first ten months of the 2014/15 season, intra-EU acquisitions and extra-EU imports went up by 6 and 1 pc respectively versus the same period of 2013/14.
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