Germany's Confection Sunflower Imports Reveal Slow Performance

PANAMA - Nov 15/19 - SNS -- Imports of confection sunflowers for Germany plunged versus the previous month in September, official trade data from Eurostat reports.

Imports for the month totalled 1,313 metric tons (MT), down from 21,537 MT the previous month. This lifted imports so far during the calendar year to 190,732, up 28% last year.

Moldova was the top origin for the month, selling 613 MT. Turkey was the second most important shipper shipping 448 MT, followed by China at 100 MT.