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Almeria in Andalusian province of Spain breaks its record for the export of olive oil

Published Nov 26, 2022

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Andalusia has broken its record for olive oil exports in the first nine months of 2022, with sales worth 2,481 million euros, the highest figure ever reached in the entire historical series for this period, thanks to an increase of 24 .8% compared to the same period of the previous year. Although Seville leads sales, Almería, in seventh place, with 8 million and an increase of 56%, registers the highest growth.

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With these data, the community reinforces its position as the world leader in olive oil sales, concentrating 75% of the total that Spain exports, that is, it markets three out of every four euros of Spanish olive oil exports to the world. . Likewise, the leading Andalusian agri-food product contributes a positive balance to the community's trade balance of 2,068 million, since olive oil exports multiply imports by six, according to data from Extenda, a public company belonging to TRADE. In addition, it should be noted that 62% of Andalusian olive oil sales to the world during the first nine months of 2022 corresponded to extra virgin olive oil, which shows the commitment of companies in the sector to launch the product of the highest quality abroad. quality. Olive oil is one of the main products associated with the prestige of the Andalusia Brand in the world and one of the reference values of the strength of the Andalusian agro-industry, a strategic sector for Andalusia, which ...
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