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Sultanas: price adjustments to be expected

July 18, 2023 at 2:51 PM , Der AUDITOR
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MANISA. Inflation, rising prices for fuel as well as possible crop damage and quality losses are causing problems for the Turkish sultana market even before the start of the new harvest.

Uncertainty weakens the market

Daytime temperatures in Turkey have been between 45°C and 49°C for a good week and are likely to remain at this level for a while. There are still no final reports on the expected crop damage, but there are reports that the plants are also suffering from disease. If there were to be rainfall during the drying period, the quality of the sultanas would suffer massively.

But it's not just the weather that's heating up in Turkey. A few days ago, an increase in the special consumption tax was announced, raising the price of

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