Exports

Europe Challenges US Tariffs on Spanish Olives

The E.U. has filed a complaint with the World Trade Organization, but the short-staffed trade entity faces a massive backlog. Spanish olive producers face an uncertain future with a December 2019 deadline looming.

Spanish Senators Demand Investigation of Turkish Imports

The search is on to determine whether stolen Syrian olive oil has been imported into Spain under the guise of 'Made in Turkey.' A criminal investigation could be coming.
Special Report

Emergency Taxes in Argentina Putting Pressure on Producers

The tax has been forcing olive oil producers to sell down their stocks as quickly as possible and dampening the optimism that had previously been palpable in the sector.

International Shortage of Olive Oil to Be Compensated by Spain

European Union olive oil producers fared poorly this year. Spain, the notable exception, is well poised to make up the difference in the export market.
Olive Oil Times Special

Export Ban Impacts Libyan Olive Oil Industry

A ban imposed to olive oil exports in 2017 was meant to protect the domestic production market. Producers say that it is having the opposite effect.

Poor Olive Harvests in Europe Lead to Boom in Exports From Mendoza

Olive oil sales in Mendoza doubled this year, mostly to Brazil, Canada, Chile, the United States, Mexico and Spain.
Special Report

Greek Olive Oil Gains Ground in Bulgaria

A report from the Athens News Agency shows that olive oil exports from Greece to its Balkan neighbor have increased fourfold over the last four years.

In Italy, Spanish Olive Oil Prices Too Good to Pass Up

Italians are buying a lot of Spanish olive oil these days. Historically low prices have pushed Spanish exports to its trans-alpine rival up 19% according to recent data.