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Sultanas: one third of production said to have been sold already

August 25, 2020 10:59 AM, Der AUDITOR
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MANISA. Sultana production is in full swing in Turkey. Rumour has it that as much as one third has already been sold. Izmir's commodity exchange is also open every day again.

Exports pick up again

The new crop is expected to arrive in mid-September at the latest. Rumour has it that as much as a third of production has already been sold in advance at favourable prices. Exports are, therefore, expected to surge at the start of the season. Turkey has shipped 243,186 mt of seedless dried raisins overseas this season so far. Exports are expected to exceed 250,000 mt by the end of the season. As much as 4,555 mt were exported last week, which is 50% up on the same week last year. Table grape exports are also running at full speed and currently

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