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Pistachios: Germany cuts imports by 67%

October 19, 2020 3:29 PM, Der AUDITOR
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SACRAMENTO. US exports in September 2020 were up year-on-year, but shipments to Europe and especially to Germany experienced a massive slump.

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According to the Administrative Committee For Pistachios, 10,218 mt of pistachios were exported from the USA in the first month of the 2020/2021 season, about 12% more than in September 2019, while domestic demand increased by 9% to 7,920 mt. However, there is no clear trend in the export market. Shipments to Europe shrank by almost 20% to 3,145 mt, while Germany, the main customer, imported only 766 mt in this period, which is a decline of 67%. Even much higher shipments to Belgium, France, Luxembourg, Spain a

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