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Walnuts: China increases imports from the US by almost 500%

January 14, 2021 2:57 PM, Der AUDITOR
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SACRAMENTO/SANTIAGO.In a year-on-year comparison, the USA has been able to noticeably boost its walnut deliveries since the start of the season. Significant increases were achieved, especially in the Asian region.

Total deliveries up 18%

By the end of December, 693,680 mt of in-shell walnuts from the new crop had been recorded in the US, which is a significant compared to December 2019 levels (580,000 mt). California Walnuts currently projects that the total crop volume for the current season is expected to be nearly 20% higher than the 2019/2020 season. In the first four months of the 2020/2021 walnut season (September-December 2020), a total of 200,935 mt of in-shell and shelled walnuts were shipped domestically and internationally, an 18% increase compared to t

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