Hazelnuts: hit or miss exports

February 9, 2022 at 11:51 AM, Der AUDITOR
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ORDU. Although Turkey’s hazelnut exports have hit another record in January, the wider picture tells a different story. Speculations are still running wild as to when the TMO may start selling inventories. Prices may be attractive at present but buyers in Europe prefer to play it safe.

Exports hit record

Turkey’s hazelnut exports have performed remarkably well in recent months. With monthly exports exceeding the record volumes of 45,000 mt and 43,000 mt respectively, shipments were particularly high in November and in December. Although January marks the fourth record breaking month in a row, a perceptible dent is showing. Traders report that Turkey exported 31,963 mt of hazelnuts in January, which is the highest volume recorded in recent years and 23% up on the 26,006 mt exported in January 2021. Yet, it should be noted that this figure ran

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