In the case of table olives, Russian imports increased 11% over the last year, reaching 75,177 tonnes.
According to the IOC, in previous campaigns volumes were aproximately of 72,006 t. (2010/11) and 67,963 t. (2011/12).
96% of total imports come from European countries, being Spain the leader, with 92% of the total amount, followed by Greece (5%), Turkey and Italy, among others.
Regarding types of table olives imported, all correspond to “prepared olives/preserved except vinegar/acetic acid unfrozen”.
Source International Olive Council (IOC) market reportRussian imports of olive oil and olive pomace oil rises,