Deciduous Fruit

Data & Analysis

The Office of Agricultural Affairs forecasts that China’s MY2014/15 raisin production will increase by 9 percent to 180,000 tons.
A biennial bearing “off” year in MY2013 is likely to have reduced production of apples to 480,500 metric tons.
Russian sanctions on fruit and vegetables from the EU will affect approximately USD 420 million of Spanish agricultural exports. Spanish stone fruits and citrus will be the most affected products.
15 US exhibitors reported over $1.66 million in onsite sales and $4.75 million in projected sales following a successful Asia Fruit Logistica 2014 trade show held in Hong Kong September 3-5.