...pay close attention to the weather over the next two months, which will prove decisive for yields and prices.
Weekly exports lag 20% behind
Demand leaves much to be desired. Turkey shipped as little as 3,450 mt of seedless dried raisins overseas last week, which is nearly 20% down on the same week one year ago. At 113,426 mt, this season's total exports range 13% lower than last year. Suppliers in Turkey are having diffulties competing with the prices on offer in the international market and the pandemic is weighing on demand.