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Almonds: exports could be much worse

November 22, 2022 at 11:34 AM, Der AUDITOR
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MADRID. Spain’s almond exports showed another dent in September but are still surprisingly good considering that production has declined sharply.

Modest decline in exports

According to the Ministry of Industry, Tourism and Trade Spain exported as little as 15,363 mt of almonds in September, which is 4% down on the 16,046 mt recorded in September 2021. Total exports may have climbed to 25,407 mt in the first two months of the season but are 3% down on the same period last year. Good news, however, is that France has stepped up buying in Spain this year as shipments have risen by 12% to 6,587 mt. Shipments to Germany have, by contrast, taken a 25% dip. Exports to Italy have so far remained on a similar level as

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