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The Chinese middle class is booming and the imports of foreign products reach higher levels.
I’ve written a number of guides, covering some of the most popular food products imported to China, for example, wine, meat, health supplements, and more.
Many believe that the olive oil market is small in China, in a way it still is, and will continue to grow much. Just giving you a number, from 2015-2016, Spain alone exported an impressing number of 32,100 metric tons of olive oil to China.
Before you start to export, or establishing contact with Chinese importers, it’s important that you understand the market a bit more in detail, what regulations that apply, how you should sell your products, and more.
In this article I explain the basics if you plan to export olive oil to China.
China’s olive oil market
The Chinese market has started to appreciate foreign olive oil for various reasons during the past years. Even if the global consumption of olive oil has decreased, it actually increases in China. With double digits annually.