Sunflower Seed Exports From China Maintain Strong Tone

PANAMA - Jan 13/20 - SNS -- China's export shipments of sunflower seeds in November jumped versus the previous month, judging from data from General Customs Administration of China.

Movement during the month totalled 56,755 metric tons (MT), up from 35,439 MT the prior month. This boosted exports so far during the calendar year to 418,536, up 3% last year.

Current movement data reported Turkey was most important buyer, buying 15,614 MT during the month. Egypt was the second most important consumer taking 8,819 MT, followed by Iraq at 5,370 MT.