This report is an update of the EU-27 Annual Citrus Report published in December 2009, covering the situation for fresh oranges, tangerines/mandarins, lemons/limes, grapefruit and orange juice.
EU-27 citrus orchards include orange, lemon, mandarin and grapefruit groves. Production is mainly located in the Mediterranean regions of Spain, Italy and Greece, with lesser production in France, Cyprus, Malta and Portugal. For MY 2009/10, citrus production is expected to remain relatively flat compared to previous seasons. The overall decline in Spanish citrus production was offset by production increases in Italy, Greece and Portugal.
This Country Commercial Guide (CCG) presents a comprehensive look at Greece's commercial environment, using economic, political and market analysis. The CCGs were established by recommendation of the Trade Promotion Coordinating Committee (TPCC), a multi-agency task force, to consolidate various reporting documents prepared for the U.S. business community. Country Commercial Guides are prepared annually at U.S. embassies through the combined efforts of several U.S. government agencies.
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Greece is a net-importer of agricultural goods and a large consumer of U.S. tree nuts, field crops, and fish-related products. In addition to offering U.S. producers a range of export opportunities, Greece also presents several areas for further agriculture-related investment. Greece mostly exports high-value products such as canned peaches, cotton, olive oil, cheese, and olives. Primary agricultural imports include cheese, beef, wheat, pork, and sugar.