Confection Sunflower Imports By Germany Record Weak Performance

PANAMA - Oct 17/19 - SNS -- Imports of confection sunflowers by Germany posted massive declines, sinking relative to the previous month in August, official data from Eurostat shows.

Total imports throughout the month amounted to 642 metric tons (MT), down 97% from the previous month's total of 21,042. So far imports have reached 168,523 MT, up from 126,751 during the last calendar year.

The biggest supplier during the month was Turkey, shipping 369 MT. China was the second most important export origin shipping 85 MT, followed by United States at 80 MT.