In the first eleven months of the 2013/14 crop year (October 2013–August 2014) table olive imports by the five countries listed in the table increased by 3 pc in Brazil, remained practically unchanged in Canada and dropped by 5 pc in the United States and 1 pc in Australia.
Again the data for Russia are only available up to April 2014, i.e. for the first seven months of the season and show a period-on-period drop of 12 pc.
The EU data for August 2014 were not available when writing this newsletter but in the first ten months of the crop year, intra-EU acquisitions dropped by 8 pc while imports from non-EU countries increased by 11 pc.
World Market report for Table Olive Imports - 2013/14 by IOC ,