Sunflower Seed Imports From Turkey Continue Solid Trend

PANAMA - Feb 19/19 - SNS -- So far during the calendar year are keeping up a firmer performance, with sunflower seed imports by Turkey jumped compared to the previous month in December, according to official data from Turkish Statistical Institute (TURKSTAT).

Imports reached 48,451 metric tons (MT) during the month, up 30% from the 37,149 MT exported the previous month. Imports so far total 713,332 MT, compared to 641,854 in the same period the last calendar year.

Other was the largest supplier, shipping 20,770 MT. Romania was the second most important export origin selling 20,676 MT, followed by China at 4,624 MT.