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Pecans: US estimates show discrepancies

October 7, 2020 10:36 AM, Der AUDITOR
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ATLANTA. The current figures on US imports and stocks raise some questions. Meanwhile, US exports have declined, also due to trade tensions with China.

High cold storage stocks

In its latest report, the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service announced that cold stocks of pecans, especially in-shell, have increased significantly. Stocks of unshelled nuts have increased by a whopping 75%, and total stocks since February of this year are about 10% higher than in the same period last year. August saw the biggest jump year-on-year with an 18% increase in inventory volume.

At the same time, the Foreign Agricultural Service reported lower pecan nut imports to the USA. As the pandemic is causing great unc

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