Shipments to India double
According to the Almond of California, a total of 87,567 mt of shelled and in-shell almonds were shipped in August, a 31% rise over August 2019. While domestic shipments are up 6% year-on-year at 29,905 mt, overseas shipments have surged by 49% to 57,662 mt.
Shipments to India, which is the most important export destination, have more than doubled to 18,389 mt. Export to Italy (+70% to 3,248 mt), Germany (+27% to 3,837 mt) and Spain (+12% to 7,048 mt) are also up. The same applies to China/Hong Kong (+50% to 2,031 mt) as well as to