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World trade of olive oil, opening of the 2017/18 crop year

International Olive Council

Production

Imports of olive oil and olive pomace oil in the eight markets that appear in the table below began the first four months of the 2017/18 crop year (October 2017–January 2018) with increases in Brazil (8%), in Japan (5%), while in China imports remained stable compared to the same period the previous crop year. Imports however decreased in Australia by 29%, in the United States by 4% and in Canada by 1%. Although data for Russia were not available for the month of January, its imports increased by 4% over the first three months of the crop year.

In the first three months of the crop year, the EU [EU data for January 2018 were not available at the time of publishing]  posted a 19% year-on year increase in extra-EU imports and a decrease of intra-EU acquisitions of 9%.

International Olive Council

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