Daily Archives: November 1, 2020

  • OLIVE OIL IMPORTS

    Imports of olive oil rose by 23.3% in the first ten months of the 2019/20 crop year compared to the same period the previous crop year. Since the covid-19 pandemic was declared in March 2020, imports have risen by 42.3% compared to the same period the previous year.

    Between March and July 2020, imports of olive oil rose significantly in the main import markets. Imports rose in all markets by at least 20% compared to the same period the previous crop year, except China and Japan, which saw increases of 10.4% and 1.9% respectively.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Overall, all markets saw growth between March and July 2020 compared to the same period the previous year, particularly in the EU, where imports shot up with sustained growth of over 100%.

     

     

     

     

    In the first ten months of the 2019/20 crop year, the main suppliers of olive oil were Tunisia, Spain, Italy and Portugal with market shares of over 10%.

    Between March and July 2020, imports rose in Tunisia (219.4%), Italy (20.1%), Portugal (98.3%), Turkey (12.1%) and Greece (7.8%) compared to the same period the previous crop year. Spain was the only to fall among countries with market shares of over 1%.

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    Imports of olive oil rose by 23.3% in the first ten months of the 2019/20 crop year compared to the same period the previous crop year. Since the covid-19 pandemic was declared in March 2020, imports have risen by 42.3% compared to the same period the previous year.Between... 
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  • The Advisory Committee meets again after a year

    The 55th meeting will take place from 10am to 5.30pm on 10 November 2020, just under two weeks before the 112th session of the Council of Members and the first since the outbreak of covid-19.

    The committee usually meets twice a year. But in 2020, the spring meeting was cancelled due to the pandemic. The Committee will meet by videoconference, and
    the Executive Secretariat will connect from IOC headquarters in Madrid.

    Among the topics of interest are: the signing and ratification of new accessions to the International Agreement on Olive Oil and Table Olives 2015; the results of the 110th and 111th sessions; information on the activities of the economic and promotion, chemical and standardization, technical and environmental and observatory units.

    The Committee will discuss the 2020/2021 crop year, renew its representatives for the 2020-2023 period and examine draft decisions for adoption by the Council of Members.

    The meeting will include simultaneous interpretation into the five official languages of the IOC: Arabic, English, French, Italian and Spanish

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    The 55th meeting will take place from 10am to 5.30pm on 10 November 2020, just under two weeks before the 112th session of the Council of Members and the first since the outbreak of covid-19. The committee usually meets twice a year. But in 2020, the spring meeting was cancelled... 
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