2. TABLE OLIVES – MARKET DEVELOPMENTS IN 2013/14
The next table gives the import figures for the first nine months of the current 2013/14 crop year (October 2013–June 2014) in five specific markets. Compared with the same period in 2012/13, imports were 2 pc lower in Brazil, although they did start to pick up in the last four months, and 1 pc lower in Australia while they have remained at more or less the same level in the United States and Canada. The figures for Russian imports are only available for the first seven months of the crop year and report a period-on-period decrease of 12 pc.
The EU data for June 2014 were not available when writing this newsletter but in the first eight months of the crop year, intra-EU acquisitions dropped by 10 pc and imports from non-EU countries increased by 8 pc.
IOC MARKET NEWSLETTER
No 85 – July/August 2014