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Sultanas: market prices not attractive for sellers

October 4, 2021 2:34 PM, Der AUDITOR
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MANISA. Starting next weekend, the Anuga food fair will be held in Cologne in Germany. Many dried fruit exporters from Turkey will also be there to capture the sentiments of the buyers.

Farmers continue to sell preferentially to the TMO

At the commodity exchange in Izmir, sultana trade came to a virtual standstill last week. For many farmers, the prices on the free market are too low, and expectations for the new crop were much higher. Since the TMO is currently offering around TRY 1.00/kg more, producers prefer to sell to the state organisation. Exporters are maintaining their offer prices for the time being. These are at USD 1,600/mt FOB Izmir for sultanas, type 9 for prompt shipment; for long-term contracts they demand a premium of USD

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