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Sultanas: all eyes are on the weather

March 16, 2021 12:21 PM, Der AUDITOR
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MANISA. Traders are struggling with sluggish demand for sultanas in Turkey. All eyes are currently on the weather and possible impacts on the crop are being considered.

Frosty nights have an impact

Production estimates still have to be issued this year. Last week's cold weather and sub-zero temperatures at night are, however, said to have caused limited damage in some parts of Manisa. At present, it is raining. As next week's weather conditions will prove decisive for the crop market players are keeping a close eye on all fluctuations in temperature.

Subdued trading activities

Trading is largely subdued at the Izmir Commodity Exchange. Daily trading volumes range as low as 100 mt. Type 8 sultanas ar

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