2. WORLD TABLE OLIVE MARKET IN 2013/14
In the first ten months of the 2013/14 crop year (October 2013–July 2014) table olive imports by the five countries listed in the table increased by 1 pc in Brazil and Canada and varied very little in Australia (+0.3 pc) and the United States (+0.2 pc). 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 July 2014 were not available when writing this newsletter but in the first nine months of the crop year, intra-EU acquisitions dropped by 9 pc while imports from non-EU countries increased by 10 pc.
Source: International Olive Council MARKET NEWSLETTER No 86 – September 2014