China's Sunflower Seed Exports Continue Soft Trend

PANAMA - Oct 30/19 - SNS -- At this point in this calendar year added to their softer tone, with sunflower seed exports for China fell relative to the previous month in August, according to official statistics from General Customs Administration of China.

Export sales reached 7,769 metric tons (MT) in the month, down 43% from the 13,545 MT exported the previous month. Export sales so far total 318,051 MT, compared to 324,241 in the same period the previous calendar year.

The most recent movement statistics showed Iran was top consumer, receiving 1,272 MT. Spain was the second most important importer buying 1,270 MT, followed by Egypt at 770 MT.