Exporters offer too low prices
Trading is largely subdued at the commodity exchanges in Turkey and the trend is expected to continue over the next few days. Problem is that the exporters are not willing to pay more than TRY 9 per kg, a price that producers refuse to accept. Although frost has not been forecasted so far, frosts at night may prompt considerable crop damages until the end of April. The farmers are, therefore, holding on to their supplies for the time being.
Although trading is largely subdued, exports are doing well. In the first week of March,