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Sultanas: concerns and uncertainty govern markets

February 25, 2020 8:33 AM, Der AUDITOR
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MANISA. New earthquakes and the spread of the coronavirus in Iran are governing market sentiments in Turkey. Market players, however, reckon that the prices for sultanas will not continue to decline for the time being.

Exports lag further behind 

The spread of the coronavirus in Iran has prompted Turkey to close the borders with its neighbour at the weekend. Reports state that passenger traffic has also been suspended. Although no coronavirus cases have been registered in Turkey so far, the population is highly concerned.

Some market players reckon that the potential delivery bottleneck China may prompt some buyers to switch to Turkey for sultanas. Others are, however, convinced that sales will remain rather subdued in Turkey until the end of the season and that the c

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