Hazelnuts: successful start into the new season

September 7, 2020 12:22 PM, Der AUDITOR
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ORDU. With the beginning of the new month the new export season for Turkish hazelnuts has also started. Market players speak of a successful start, but also have to face some problems.

New export record

Simultaneously with the start of September, the Export Union has statistically ended the 2019 season. An absolute export record was achieved, which clearly exceeded the previous best exports of around 301,000 metric tonnes in 2012: in total, more than 343,000 metric tonnes were exported last season. Although the processing plants are well utilized, exporters report that orders for 2021 deliveries are not yet off to a good start. One problem is certainly the massive devaluation of the Turkish Lira, which makes the price deve

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