Bulgaria's Confection Sunflower Exports Post Soft Month

PANAMA - Jul 16/19 - SNS -- At this point in this calendar year recorded a weaker performance, with confection sunflower export shipments for Bulgaria plunged relative to the previous month in May, according to recent statistics from Eurostat.

Shipments during the month totalled 9,632 metric tons (MT), down from 25,623 MT the prior month. This increased export sales so far during the calendar year to 135,283, up 26% last year.

The most recent movement data showed United States was top buyer, taking 2,899 MT. China was the second most important importer receiving 1,865 MT, followed by United Arab Emirates at 1,190 MT.