Sunflower Seed Exports From China Post Strong Result

PANAMA - Dec 2/19 - SNS -- China's export shipments of sunflower seeds in October leapt compared to the previous month, judging from data from General Customs Administration of China.

Total movement in the month amounted to 35,237 metric tons (MT), up 315% from the previous month's total of 8,493. So far exports have totalled 361,781 MT, unchanged from 361,448 in the same period the last calendar year.

In the month, Egypt was the number one importer, receiving 11,754 MT. Turkey was the second most important buyer receiving 7,015 MT, followed by Iraq at 2,807 MT.