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Sultanas: More than a third of the crop has already been exported

December 14, 2016 at 3:41 PM , Der AUDITOR
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MANISA. Quite a few Turkish exporters will discontinue their deliveries in the coming week.

This in an attempt to prevent merchandise from arriving at the buyers’ during the Christmas holidays. Exports are to be continued again before the turn of the year, however, by the last week in December. Since the beginning of the season, more than 100,000 mt of Turkish sultanas were shipped abroad. That is more than a third of the crop 2016, and an increase of 47% compared to the previous year.

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