... 315,528 mt of US walnuts have been shipped over the last eleven months, around 8% less than this time last year. Domestic shipments declined by 4% to 89,565 mt and overseas shipments by 10% to 225,963 mt. July exports are, by contrast, surprisingly encouraging as they have risen by 43% to 5,639 mt over last year. Domestic shipments have, however, declined by around 6% to 7,014 mt. Shipments to Germany have more than doubled to 556 mt. Sharp rises have also been witnessed in shipments to the UK and to the United Arab Emirates.