News from the California Raisin Administrative Committee

News from the California Raisin Administrative Committee

posted by: Simon Heather date: Oct 26, 2015 category: Latest News comments: Comments Off on News from the California Raisin Administrative Committee
STATISTICAL INFORMATION

 

DELIVERIES TO HANDLERS

For the period of October 11, 2015 through October 17, 2015:

16,735 tons of Natural (sun-dried) Seedless (NS) raisins were delivered to handlers.

19,021 tons of all varietal types were delivered.

28,872 tons of all varietal types were delivered for the same period last year.

64,030 tons of NS raisins have been delivered for the year-to-date. This compares to100,273 tons of NS deliveries as of this date a year ago.

86,015 tons of all varietal types have been delivered YTD, compared to 123,937 tons in 2014-2015.

2,329 tons of the NS deliveries for 2015-16 crop year are organic.

20,555 tons of NS are held on memo storage.

8,567 tons of NS are held for reconditioning.

 

SEPTEMBER SHIPMENTS

The RAC September 2015 shipment report of Natural (sun-dried) Seedless (NS) Raisins shows that domestic shipments (including Canada) were 15,680 packed tons, compared to 16,983 tons in 2014 (-8%). Year-to-date domestic shipments are 29,724 packed tons compared to 35,350 tons at this time in 2014 (-16%).

NS export shipments (without Canada) for September 2015 were 8,749 packed tons, compared to 10,480 tons in 2014 (-17%). YTD export shipments are 16,961 packed tons, compared to 22,041 tons a year ago, a decrease of 23%.

NS shipments to all destinations year-to-date are 46,685 packed tons, compared to 57,390 packed tons for last year (-19%).

 

TOP 20 DESTINATIONS FOR SEPTEMBER 2015

Natural Seedless

Packed Tons

September Rank Destination Tonnage Previous Rank YTD Tonnage

8/1/14 – 9/30/15

1 United States 14,882 1 28,427
2 Japan 1,869 2 4,058
3 Germany 1,025 5 1,540
4 United Kingdom 817 7 1,324
5 Canada 799 8 1,300
6 Sweden 524 3 1,401
7 Taiwan 488 6 999
8 Mexico 379 10 674
9 Malaysia 357 17 487
10 South Korea 344 9 717
11 Norway 343 11 585
12 China* 339 4 883
13 Philippines 317 12 555
14 Finland 250 20 310
15 South Ireland 210 (-) 254
16 Thailand 161 16 308
17 Denmark 158 18 279
18 Dominican Rep. 113 (-) 148
19 Indonesia 108 14 269
20 Singapore 99 15 247

 

*Historically a large volume of China exports are transshipped directly to Japan.

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