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Sultanas: the pleas have been heard

August 9, 2022 10:13 AM, Der AUDITOR
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MANISA/TEHRAN. The wish of Turkish market players to announce the prices for sultanas earlier this year seems to be fulfilled promptly: President Erdoğan has announced his visit to Manisa for 20 August. Turkish exports continue to do well - in stark contrast to Iran's exports.

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There is plenty of activity on the Turkish sultana market at the moment. The harvest of fresh grapes has begun and this year's export of seedless table grapes also started on Tuesday (8 Aug); this had earned Turkey just over USD 160 million in foreign exchange in 2021. Temperatures in Manisa are a little cooler than in recent days at 35°C and rain is forecast.

Hayrettin Uçak, chairman of the Aegean Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Exporters' Association, said that this year's yield and also the quality of the table grapes was bet

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