According to data provided by Mohamed Ben Mohamed, CEO of the National Office for the olive oil, exports in the first four months of the year were 26,000 tons, for a total of 104.2 million dinars (220 million euro).
Of these 60 million Euros are due to oil packaged as Tunisian while the rest is loose.
For Tunisia, the olive-oil production supply chain is crucial, a fact that must be considered in the logic of the negotiations, when Coi and elsewhere with this country.
A drastic drop of 74% in value and 76% in volume compared to the same period last year.
Because of the poor performance of the oil sector, the agri-food trade deficit of Tunisia in the first four months of the year rose to 615 million dinars (1.3 billion euro) against 293 million (650 million) for the same period of ‘ previous year.For Tunisia this season the olive-oil production is crucial,
World Olive Germplasm Bank will sign an agreement with the IOC to exchange olive varieties