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Tunisia: significant decline in olive oil production expected this season

The Ministry of Agriculture, Water Resources and Fisheries is expecting a noticeable decrease in olive oil production that could reach 60%

 In a statement Monday, the ministry said it projects a production of nearly 150 thousand tons of olive oil, from 340 thousand tons in the previous season.

 The ministry added that the olive picking season (2015/2016) has recorded a progress of 40%

 Olive oil exports reached nearly 6,700 tons in November 2015 (for the season 2015/2016), against 9 thousand tons in the same period last year.

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