Revenues From Olive Oil Exports Reached 1,139 Mtd to End April 2015

Olive oil exports have reached 186 thousand tonnes (including 8.1 thousand tonnes packaged) from November 2014 to the end of April 2015 with a value of 1,139 million Tunisian dinars (MTD) against exports of 26 thousand tonnes (159 MTD) in the same period last year.

According to data from the Ministry of Agriculture, Water Resources and Fisheries, the olive oil exports, which started in November 2014, are ongoing.

Regarding the general situation of olive groves and its impact on the prospects for production in the 2014-2015 season, the same source said the season was rainy in winter and spring in different production areas and on uneven periods which had a positive impact on the health situation of olive groves and aanced the maturity of trees.

Source : Tunis Afrique Presse

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