Sharp increase in ice cream imports

ice cream Ice cream imports.Photo: pixabay.com

Imports of ice cream during the first half of 2016 increased by 71 percent compared with the same period last year, according to Agriculture Directorate.

A total of 2880 tonnes of ice cream was imported during the first half of 2016.
202,000 tonnes of so-called processed agricultural products (Raak-goods) were imported to a value of 4.6 billion in the first half of 2016.

The growth of 6 percent is compared with the first half of 2015. In particular, the increase in imports of ice cream, which will drag up imports of manufactured goods.

It imported the most ice cream from Slovenia, the Netherlands and Spain, the semi-annual report on “Competition for processed agricultural products” from the Agriculture Directorate.

The measured quantity is the biggest so far this year, in imports of mineral water and beer, as well as confectionery.

 

Source: NTB scanpix / Norway Today

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