Confection Sunflower Exports From Bulgaria Reveal Easy Month

PANAMA - Oct 17/19 - SNS -- Bulgaria's exports of confection sunflowers during August posted massive declines, sinking versus the previous month, judging from data from Eurostat.

Shipments during the month totalled 7,861 metric tons (MT), down from 28,502 MT the previous month. This lifted movement so far during the calendar year to 220,620, up 20% last year.

United States was the largest importer, buying 2,432 MT. China was the second most important destination receiving 1,515 MT, followed by Norway at 1,034 MT.