Confection Sunflower Imports By Spain Record Weak Opening

PANAMA - Apr 17/19 - SNS -- Imports of confection sunflowers by Spain plunged compared to the previous month in February, the most recent data from Eurostat reveals.

Imports during the month totalled 2,370 metric tons (MT), down from 14,563 MT the previous month. This lifted imports so far during the calendar year to 16,933, up 10% last year.

United States was the largest export origin, selling 1,282 MT. China was the second most important supplier shipping 685 MT, followed by Argentina at 324 MT.