Regarding monthly export values (July 2019 compared to July 2018), the highest were recorded for the USA (up €393 million), China (an increase of €269 million), and Japan (a rise of €215 million). However exports to Hong Kong (down €45 million), Libya (a decrease of €34 million) and Turkey (a drop of €22 million) all fell significantly.
By sector, the increase in export values was mainly for pork up €164 million (+46%), spirits and liqueurs (an increase of €120 million), milk powders and whey (a rise of €102 million), wine and vermouth (an added €101 million) and offal and other meats (an extra €69 million). By contrast exports decreased the most for beet and sugar cane (down €39 million), vegetable oils (excluding palm and olive oil) (a drop of €37 million), oilseeds other than soyabeans (down €14 million), essential oils (a decrease of €11 million) and wool and silk (down €7 million).
Monday September 23, 2019/ DG Agri/ European Union.