Especial SociosFeb. 7, 2018
China: Volúmenes de las exportaciones de pasta de tomate disminuyen 75 mil toneladas respecto al 2016
2017 trade results for the Chinese industry shed new light on the announcements of recent weeks regarding drastic reductions in operations for the main processing companies in 2018, including in some cases processing plant closures, or even the decision to sell off processing equipment with a view to converting factories to other product sectors.
With an annual result for the 2017 calendar year down 8% in volume and 9% in revenue, the Chinese industry is increasingly settling into a period of recession. Tomato paste exports between January and December absorbed slightly more than 852 000 metric tonnes last year, the lowest volume of the past eight years and far behind the 1.128 million tonnes of products manufactured in 2011.
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February 6, 2018