Ex aequo ! From January to the end of May, imports of cashew kernels in North America and Europe increased by 7% compared to the same period last year and are almost identical to their volumes at the start of 2020, reported yesterday. kalô in its weekly market bulletin.
Thus, they total 64,575 t of almonds from January to May 2022 against 61,166 t over this same period in 2021 and 66,720 t in 2020. While Vietnam remains the main supplier country, with 57,832 t at the start of 2022, up of 7%, Côte d'Ivoire has made very good progress, around 95%, but remains very far behind at 2 474 t.
With regard to the European Union of 27, the total imported over the first five months of the year was 61,460 t against 57,692 t and 58,611 t the two previous years over the same period, indicates the specialist. Here again, Vietnam is in the lead with 46,951 t at the start of 2022, up 8%. It is followed by India with 4 331 t, down by 13%, closely followed by Côte d'Ivoire which is gaining ground with a 26% increase in sales between the start of 2021 and the start of 2022, totaling 4 230 t from January to last May, again according to n'kalô.