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Sultanas: Christmas shopping spree already over

November 28, 2023 at 10:45 AM , Der AUDITOR
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MANISA. Sultana traders in Turkey state that the Christmas season has finished suprisingly early. Trouble are high prices. Expectation is that shipments will only pick up next year.

Trading to be subdued until January

Turkey's sultana exports have failed to pick up as prices are too high. Christmas sales have also been conculded surprisingly early for many businesses. Exporters anticipate a quiet December with trading activities only reviving again as of mid-January at the earliest.

Silver lining is that raw material prices have stopped climbing for now, any reductions in price are, however, so small they are hardly worth mentioning. Trading volumes are limited at the Izmir Commodity Exchange, only 30 mt of type 8 sultanas were, for ins

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