All eyes are on the vines
Trading has remained largely subdued in Turkey. Demand is low in the export market and trading subdued at the Izmir Stock Exchange. Type 7 sultanas were recently quoted at TRY 11/kg here. Although market players had reckoned that prices would rise when the TMO starts to sell, this has not happened yet. Growers are, nevertheless, holding back supplies as they prefer to wait and see how the vines will develop.
Daytime temperature currently range at 20C and nighttime temperatures at 3-10C. Flowering is expected to start two weeks earli