Sunflower Seed Imports By Turkey Post Soft Performance

PANAMA - Feb 3/20 - SNS -- Imports of sunflower seeds for Turkey fell compared to the previous month in December, the most recent data from Turkish Statistical Institute (TURKSTAT) shows.

Imports reached 41,203 metric tons (MT) in the month, down 29% from the 58,051 MT shipped the previous month. Imports so far total 1,137,419 MT, versus 713,736 in the same period the previous calendar year.

Current movement statistics revealed Romania was largest origin, selling 14,866 MT for the month. Russia was the second most important shipper shipping 11,243 MT, followed by China at 9,335 MT.