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Sultanas: TMO takes action

January 31, 2023 at 11:19 AM , Der AUDITOR
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MANISA. Good news for Turkey's sultana market is not only that the TMO has suddenly started selling but also that it has finally snowed. Snow and frost have arrived in Manisa and daytime temperatures range at 5-7C (41-44.6F).

TMO sells sultanas over Izmir Commodity Exchange

TMO sales started at short notice at the Izmir Commodity Exchange. Offers for type 7 and type 8 sultanas from the 2021 crop stand at TRY 22.50/kg and TRY 23.00/kg. They are available until 3 February. These offers were met with great enthusiasm as exporters purchased around 12,500 mt on the first day alone. The Izmir Commodity Exchange has traded and set the prices for sultanas since 1924 and regards the TMO's decision to sell here as a great opportunity to enable traders and exporters to participate and thereby

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