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Sultanas: prices differ by USD 200/mt

November 3, 2020 at 10:01 AM, Der AUDITOR
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MANISA. TMO and Tariş are buying large volumes of raisins and sultanas. Wide price gaps are being reported in the export market.

Exports 20% below last year

Due the earthquake in the Aegean Sea on Friday, trading is largely subdued at the Izmir Commodity Exchange. Tariş made a few purchases on behalf of the TMO. Quotations, however, range higher. Around 80,000 mt are said to have been bought by the government organisations and rumour has it that volumes may climb to 200,000 mt by the end of December. Even large producers are selling to the TMO, which is why traders reckon that farmgate prices will rise sharply in the second half of the season.

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