TABLE OLIVE – 2017/18
Trade in table olives at the close of the 2017/18 crop year [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. Under the 2005 Agreement, the crop year for table olives was the same as that for olive oil (October to September)] increased by 9% in Canada, but fell by 4% in Brazil, 2% in the US and 2% in Australia compared to the same period the previous crop year.
EU figures [EU data for July 2018 were not available at the time of publishing this news] during the first ten months of the 2017/18 crop year show a 5% increase in intra-EU acquisitions and 16% in extra-EU acquisitions compared to the same period the previous crop year.
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