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Sultanas: reckless promise

May 9, 2023 at 10:52 AM , Der AUDITOR
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MANISA/BEIJING. As supplies are running low the market is speculating on when the TMO will start to sell sultanas. In a bid to win votes in Turkey's general election, which will be held on 14 May, the opposition leader has also made a reckless promise concerning prices.

Frost not an issue anymore

Sunny weather with occasional rain and daytime temperatures of 23-25C (73.4-77.0F) are providing ideal conditions for the vines in Manisa. Reports have gone silent over possible frost-related damages and traders reckon that this is because the extent is limited. As 304,000 mt of sultanas have been registered this season so far and producers only hold around 15,000-20,000 mt available supplies are certainly starting to run low. Although general expectation is that the TMO will only start selling its supplies, which are estimated at 100,000

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