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Sultanas: nominal rise in exports

December 8, 2020 11:55 AM, Der AUDITOR
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MANISA. Recent raisin and sultana exports are surprisingly up on last year as official data shows. The TMO, meanwhile, continues to purchase at the Izmir Commodity Exchange.

 

82% of exports destined for Europe

Turkey shipped nearly 4,700 mt of sultanas and raisins overseas last week, up 390 mt on the same period last year. At 78,024 mt, this season's total exports, however, range well below last year. Turkey is expected to ship 80,000-85,000 mt overseas by the end of the year. Demand is also not expected to rise in the second half of the season.

According to the Aegean Exporters' Association, the UK is the most important export destination. Turkey shipped sultanas and raisins worth USD 42.16 million to the UK betwe

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