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Details on Chinese agricultural commodity imports for October

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Agrimoney reported on some of China’s import statistics for October in its morning markets report.


But here are a few more details, giving percentage change on a year-on-year basis, and with the January-to-October totals in brackets.


Barley: up 114% at 683,476 tonnes, (up 83% at 7.64m tonnes)

Coffee: up 24% at 7,174 tonnes, (down 2.6% at 64,764 tonnes)

Corn: up 408% at 73,492 tonnes, (down 22% at 2.35m tonnes)

Cotton: up 89% at 78,128 tonnes, (up 41% at 983,450 tonnes)

Distillers grains (DDGs): down 97% at 3,257 tonnes, (down 87% at 378,940 tonnes)

Palm oil: up 78% at 480,114 tonnes, (up 18.3% at 3.96m tonnes)

Rapeseed: up 399% at 306,167 tonnes, (up 31% at 3.96m tonnes)

Rapeseed oil: down 21.8% at 42,072 tonnes, (up 16.1% at 655,869 tonnes)

Rice: up 38% at 296,125 tonnes, (up 18.1% at 3.26m tonnes)

Sorghum: down 43% at 302,764 tonnes, (down 27% at 4.54m tonnes)

Soybeans: up 12.4% at 5.86m tonnes, (up 15.3% at 77.3m tonnes)

Soyoil: up 19.4% at 53,397 tonnes, (up 36% at 604,772 tonnes)

Sugar: up 61% at 168,714 tonnes, (down 26% at 2.00m tonnes)

Wheat: up 49% at 392,168 tonnes, (up 27% at 3.96m tonnes)

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