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Prunes: EU increases imports from Chile by 15%

April 29, 2021 8:22 AM, Der AUDITOR
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SANTIAGO/SACRAMENTO. Chilean exporters are still hesitant with offers for the new crop. Yet the country was able to further strengthen its position as a top supplier for the EU last year.

No offers in sight yet

Chile's prune suppliers continue to exercise restraint and price indications for shipments of the new crop are taking time. Now that the fruits have finally been dried, traders want to adjust their offers to the availability of the respective sizes. However, the exact distribution has yet to be determined. According to market players, rumours are circulating that between 20% and 60% of the crop was lost due to the unfavourable weather conditions during the drying phase. It is clear that prices will be ab

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