In the first 10 months of the current 2013/14 crop year (October 2013–July 2014), South Korean imports of olive oil total totalled 13 058.31 t, representing 34 pc growth on the first 10 months of the preceding season.
Seventy-one per cent came from Spain, 24 pc from Italy, 4 pc from Turkey and 1 pc from Greece.
Broken down by grade, 75 pc was virgin olive oil, 7 pc was olive oil and 18 pc was olive pomace oil.
IOC MARKET NEWSLETTER
No 85 – July/August 2014