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Jun. 6, 2013

Trade Dispute with China Could Impact Europe's Olive Oil Exports

Spain fears being caught in the crossfire if a trade battle breaks out over new European tariffs on Chinese solar panels.

May. 14, 2013

Greek Leader Looks to China for Much-Needed Trade

Prime Minister Antonis Samaras visits China this week, with some encouraging signs for Greek olive oil.

May. 13, 2013

Growing Thirst for Olive Oil in Japan and India

The pace with which olive oil demand is rising in Japan is outstripping even that of China, according to recent IOC figures.

Jan. 7, 2012

China Scrutinizes Olive Oil Imports from Italy

China has alerted its local inspection and quarantine authorities to perform a careful check of the quality of Italian olive oil imported into the country.

May. 18, 2011

Olive Oil Production in China Grows, But Not Like Imports

China is taking a great leap forward with its olive and olive oil production and Spain is being urged to get onboard or see Italy or Israel take the lead.

Mar. 22, 2011

Spain Pulls Ahead in Olive Oil Sales to China

The battle for dominance within China’s olive oil market is still very much underway but Spanish producers are now said to be pushing ahead.

Mar. 1, 2011

Turkish Olive Oil Aims for Asia

Turkey is one of the producing countries that have embarked on an aggressive marketing campaign in the Asian region for the promotion of its olives and olive oil.

Jan. 31, 2011

China Lightens Spanish Olive Oil Stock with $9 Million Order

Chinese vice premier Li Keqiang‘s visit to Spain resulted in a $7.5 billion trade agreement that includes a nine million dollar purchase of Spanish olive oil stock.

Jan. 6, 2011

Spain Olive Oil Giant Hojiblanca Gets 3,000 Ton Order from China Co.

The deal marks a major breakthrough for the world's largest olive oil company, which seemed to be failing so far to capitalize on the huge emerging market.

Jan. 3, 2011

Tunisia Eyes China for Share of Emerging Olive Oil Market

Most believe the key to the future success of the Tunisian oil industry will be to mind its reputation and focus on the quality of the olive oils it produces.

Dec. 8, 2010

Chef Calls Olive Oil "Perfect" for Chinese Cuisine

The executive chef of the Great Wall Hotel in Beijing, said that olive oil is perfect for cooking Chinese food, "especially for stewing, braising, and earthen pot cooking."

Oct. 12, 2010

Spanish Olive Oil Continues Push into China

A recent study found that 82% of olive oil sold in China is labeled extra virgin, with Spain providing nearly half of the olive oil consumed in the huge emerging market.

Aug. 4, 2010

Cooking with Olive Oil in China

The rise in the use of cooking oils has been provoked by the economic growth of the past two decades which has made oil, once scarce and prohibitively expensive, common and affordable.

Jun. 27, 2010

Chinese Consumers Confused by Olive Oil Choices

High prices and the lack of solid information are leaving consumers in China bewildered about the quality, value and health benefits of the olive oils being marketed to them.

May. 17, 2010

China Exhibition Focuses on Olive Oil

Liz Tagami reports from the 6th Annual Oil China Exhibition in Shanghai.