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Sultanas: growers make the most of price increases

March 19, 2024 at 3:44 PM , Der AUDITOR
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MANISA. Growers are holding back their goods in order to push up prices for Turkish sultanas. Contrary to expectations, exports actually increased further last week.

No weather risks for the time being

Realising that there is less produce available this year, many growers are holding back their sultanas in order to drive up prices further. The commodity prices for sultanas, type 9 are now at TRY 87-88/kg, with no end to the price increase in sight. As a result of this development, exporters are also holding back, with price indications for overseas shipments currently at a level of USD 3,200-3,250/mt FOB Izmir. Market players do not expect prices to stabilise until May, when the risk of weather-related yield losses has passed fo

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