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Sultanas: lower production volume in South Africa

March 2, 2022 10:37 AM, Der AUDITOR
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MANISA/CAPE TOWN. Rainfall is supplying the growing regions in Turkey with moisture this week, while trade is stagnating. At the same time, experts expect a lower production volume in South Africa.

Turkey benefits from rainfall

Rain and even snow are forecast for Turkey this week. The precipitation and cooler temperatures can still benefit this year's crop. However, trading activity is still at a low level, with hardly any spot transactions according to market players. The good export results of the past weeks were primarily due to calls from long-term contracts. But here, too, the situation has weakened recently; last week 3,542 mt of sultanas were shipped overseas, compared to 4,088 mt in the same week last year. In total, exports since the start of the

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