Statistics: RussiaТs palm oil imports rise 1.3% on year in Nov
MOSCOW, Jan 29 (PRIME) Ц RussiaТs palm oil imports increased 1.3% on the year and fell 8.4% on the month to 67,000 tonnes in November, the Federal State Statistics Service said in a statement on Monday.
Imports of coconut, palm kernel and babassu butter fell 35.6% on the year and rose 60% on the month to 5,100 tonnes in the period.
Imports of sunflower, safflower and cotton oil doubled on the year and declined 17.4% on the month to 2,700 tonnes.
In January-November 2017, imports of palm oil dropped 4.9% on the year to 761,000 tonnes, of coconut, palm kernel and babassu butter decreased 20.5% to 64,600 tonnes, and of sunflower, safflower and cotton oil jumped 320% to 22,000 tonnes.