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Almonds: US exports still struggling

January 19, 2022 2:16 PM, Der AUDITOR
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SACRAMENTO. As logistics are still an issue US almond exports have slowed for the fourth consecutive month in December. Total shipments declined by 17% between August and December.

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Total shipments for shelled and inshell almonds range at 1,062 million lbs (481,619 mt) for August till December, which is 17% down on the same period in 2020. While monthly domestic shipments hit a record of 64 million lbs (29,167 mt), monthly exports for December 2021 slumped by 37% to 124 million lbs (56,474 mt) as compared with December 2020. Advance buying prompted by logistical challenges and uncertainties coupled with highly attractive prices, especially in the first six months of last year, caused shipments to leave p

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