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Sultanas: high delivery costs and lack of containers

January 19, 2021 12:12 PM, Der AUDITOR
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MANISA. As shipments to Turkey have declined sharply export capacities are very much restricted. This situation also has an impact on the sultana market. Market players no longer expect the TMO to make any additional purchases this season.

Extortionate prices for shipments by truck

The coronavirus crisis has been putting a dent on shipments to Turkey for some time now. This is having a serious backlash for transport. Issue is that containers for prompt shipments are lacking in the ports and shipments by truck have become increasingly expensive. Delivery costs have risen from EUR 3,500 to EUR 5,000 per truck since the start of the season. The TMO has, meanwhile, not provided any details on the further course of action this season. Market players reckon that the state-run organisation will refrain from

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