1. OLIVE OIL – 2016/17
Imports in olive oil and olive pomace oil in the first ten months of this crop year (October 2016 – July 2017) in the eight markets in the table below point to an increase of 25% in Brazil; 20% in Australia; 10% in China; 8% in Russia; 1% in Canada, and stable figures in Japan. In the United States, however, imports decreased by 5% compared to the previous crop year. EU figures1 for the first nine months of the current crop year (October – June 2017) indicate that intra-EU acquisitions increased by 5% and extra-EU imports decreased by 6% compared to the same period the previous year.
2. TABLE OLIVES – 2016/17
In the first eleven months of the 2016/17 crop year2 (September 2016 – July 2017) in the five markets listed in the table below, imports increased by 18% in Brazil and 6% in Australia; they however decreased by 5% in Canada and by 2.5% in the United States compared to the same period of the previous crop year. EU3 figures for the first ten months of the 2016/17 crop year (September 2016 – June 2017) indicate that intra-
EU acquisitions increased by 1% while extra-EU imports increased by 5% compared to the previous crop year.
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