Supplies of Spanish olive oil to other EU Members came to a total of 502116 t, down by 26% from their level in 2011/12 when they accounted for 69% of all Spanish’s exports. Ranked by volume, the EU countries that bought the most olive oil from Spain were Italy (218162 t, 47% less than previous crop year), Portugal, France and UK.
In 2012/13 Italy exported a total of 392000 t, which shows a drop of 5% versus the season before. EU countries took 40% of this tonnage, the main destinations being Germany, France, Spain, United Kingdom and Belgium by volume ranking. Italian exports to non EU countries, which accounted 60% of its total exports, delined by 8% from their 2011/12 levels.Import/export and production of olive oil in Spain, Italy and Greece,