WORLD MARKET FOR OLIVE OIL IN 2013/14
At the close of the 2013/14 crop year (October 2013–September 2014), the data for olive oil and olive
pomace oil imports by the seven countries listed in the table below show higher figures for Canada (+10 pc),
the United States (+5 pc), Japan (+4 pc) and Australia (+1 pc) versus the season before. Imports have moved
downwards in China (-15 pc) and to a smaller extent in Brazil (-2 pc). In the case of Russia, data are only
available up to April 2014, i.e. for the first seven months of the season, and reflect an increase of 8 pc in
JAPAN: At the close of the 2013/14 crop year, Japanese imports of olive oil and olive pomace oil totalled 56 218 t, recording 4 pc growth on the previous season. Imports are itemised by country of origin , which shows that 92 pc of the aggregate tonnage came from European Union countries.