After a meeting between Secretary of Agriculture and Food, Carlos Cabanas, and the deputy minister of the General Administration for Quality Supervision and Quarantine (AQSIQ), Zhang Qirong, it was agreed to authorize the entry into China of peach and Spanish plum.
We get the first contributions of orange on the Lonja of Cordoba, marked by widespread shortages in Spain. The first category Navelina variety traded at 0.16 to 0.18 € / Kg, of second category traded at 0.13 to 0.15 € / Kg. The first category Salustiana variety traded at 0.17 to 0.19 € / Kg. According to data from producers, the decline in orange production in the province of Cordoba stands at 30% compared with production last year, which is quite different from that published by the Government of Andalusia, which had estimated a reduced production of 9%.
Although production forecasts were somewhat lower than the 2014, Spain remains the European leader in production of oranges.
Imports of fruits and vegetables in the EU from third countries during the first half of the year fell 1% over the previous year (2,014).