Germany's Confection Sunflower Imports Post Easy Month

PANAMA - May 16/19 - SNS -- Germany's imports of confection sunflowers in March fell sharply versus the previous month, judging from data from Eurostat.

Imports during the month reached 1,640 metric tons (MT), down from 22,305 MT the prior month. This lifted imports so far during the calendar year to 52,289, up 46% last year.

In the month, Turkey was the top export origin, selling 593 MT. Moldova was the second most important export origin shipping 502 MT, followed by China at 431 MT.