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World trade in table olives in the first nine months of the 2018/19 crop year

International Olive Council

The table below shows trade in table olives in the first nine months of the 2018/19 crop year (September 2018 – May 2019). Increases were found in the US (14%); Brazil (11%); Australia (9%); and Canada (4%) compared to the same period the previous crop year.

In the first eight months of the 2018/19 crop year (September 2018 – April 2019), intra-EU acquisitions rose by 4% and extra-EU imports by 2% compared to the same period the previous crop year.

Table olive imports (t)

According to the new provisions of the International Agreement on Olive Oil and Table Olives, 2015, which came into force on 1 January 2017, "table olive crop year" means the period of twelve months from 1 September of one year to 31 August of the next.

International Olive Council

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