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Sultanas: prices show surprising resilience

December 15, 2021 10:23 AM, Der AUDITOR
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MANISA. While the continuing decline of the Turkish lira brought massive price increases for dried apricots and dried figs, the situation in the Turkish sultana sector is still surprisingly relaxed. But here, too, market players expect price adjustments soon.

Higher freight costs, stable commodity prices

Market players report that all markets, but especially the financial markets, are currently very turbulent in Turkey. After the exchange rate fluctuations on the first trading day of the week, the Central Bank intervened in the market to sell. The dollar rate had peaked at 14.63 during Monday's session, and by the evening the rate was at 13.84. The central bank is expected to cut the key interest rate by 100 basis points during the last Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting this year on Thursday, despite the rise

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