The fall of exports of black olives from Spain to the USA is aggravated

Spanish exports of black olives to the US fell by 72% in August-September, the first two months of application of the final tariffs imposed on imports from Spain, amounting to 35%, according to data from the US Department of Customs.

The export of Spanish olive oil has tripled since 2000

The export of Spanish olive oil has experienced an upward trend in the last 17 years, going from 400,000 tons in 2000 to more than 922,000 tons exported in 2017, both bulk and packaged. If we take into account, only the oils packed in what we have been in the 21st century have tripled, which implies an increase of 278%.

Cocktails made with extra virgin olive oils from Spain triumph at night in Paris

Olive Oils from Spain continue to fly aboard Iberia all over the world. The most punctual airline in 2017 continues to bring the benefits of one of the pillars of the Mediterranean Diet to consumers around the world. On this occasion, Olive Oils from Spain have been present at the launch of the new image and the renewed services of the company area in Paris, at the Hôtel d'Évreux. An event in which renowned informants, prescribers, clients and tourism professionals from the French country have been cited, who have been able to verify the versatility of the extra virgin olive oils from Spain as a novel ingredient in avant-garde cocktails.

Good expectations in the olive oil market

After knowing the last data corresponding to the monthly declarations that the operators of the olive sector make to the Food Information and Control Agency, (AICA), it is verified that, in August, month that traditionally is characterized by a reduction of operations, it has been maintained a very positive rhythm of departures. In fact, it could have been put on the market around 105,000 t., Considering imports of 10,000 t., Which would represent the third highest figure for a month of August of the last 6 campaigns.

Tariffs for black olives: a black panorama

At the end of July the worst forecasts were fulfilled, and the United States International Trade Commission (ITC) confirmed the application of an average tariff of 34.79% on the importation of Spanish black olive, considering that the American industry I was seeing the damage caused by the entry of the product at a lower price, as a result of subsidies and subsidies from the European Union.

The US confirms the tariffs and Asemesa asks the EU to take the case to the WTO

The US International Trade Commission (USITC) has formally published its final resolution regarding the impact of imports of black olive from Spain on the California producing sector. As it happened in the preliminary ruling of early August of last year, the USITC has affirmatively decided to conclude that imports of Spanish laws cause harm in that sector.

Asemesa focuses on defense of black olives

ASEMESA has concentrated in front of the Consulate of the USA in Seville in defense of the black olive in an act where they have participated the industry (envasadores, entamadores and exporters), agriculturalists, cooperatives and administrations.

The Olive Oils plane flies to 37 cities in 17 countries

The Interprofessional of Spanish Olive Oil, through its olive oil promotion brand of Spain, and the European Union, have presented today, in terminal 4 of the Adolfo Suarez Madrid-Barajas airport, a new promotional action framed within the Olive Oil World Tour campaign.

Coag demands that the EU defend the black olive before the US attack

Hundreds of members of COAG Andalucía have spoken before the headquarters of the United States Consulate in Seville, headed by the Secretary General, Miguel López; the Provincial Secretary, Ramón García, and the olive manager of Mesa, Antonio Rodríguez.

SOLUNION supports the Spanish olive sector

SOLUNION, the expert company in credit and precaution insurance, accompanies the companies of the olive sector in the I Meeting of Directors of the Olive Sector, "Foreign Trade of Olive Oil", which will take place on May 24 in Baeza.