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Pecans: China's imports increase by more than 300%

August 31, 2020 5:06 PM, Der AUDITOR
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ATLANTA. While US exports to Canada and Germany remain relatively stable, massive increases in exports to China have been recorded. In contrast, buying interest in South America has fallen significantly.

Shipments to Asia increase again

As reported by Pecanreport, the demand for US pecans continues to rise steadily. This becomes particularly clear when looking at domestic consumption, which according to the American Pecan Council (APC) has risen by 18% year-on-year. A total of 111,881 metric tonnes of pecans have been delivered within the USA since the beginning of the season in September 2019, compared to only 94,982 metric tonnes in the same period last year. The export figures have decreased by 13%, which is largely due to the cor

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