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Sultanas: war in Ukraine dampens trading

June 21, 2022 12:01 PM, Der AUDITOR
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MANISA/TEHRAN. After two weeks of precipitation and cool temperatures, the weather in the Turkish growing areas became warmer. Market players report many uncertainty factors that are likely to affect the coming season. Meanwhile, the war between Russia and Ukraine is having a noticeable impact on Iranian exports.

Crop prospects remain optimistic

Heavy rain showers and hailstorms caused problems for the growing regions in Turkey, and crop damage could not be ruled out. In the past few days, the weather has become much warmer and drier, with temperatures only remaining comparatively low at night. There were also some hailstorms again. According to market players, however, the vines are currently making a good impression and the rainfall of the last few weeks is unlikely to have caused any lasting damage.

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