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Sultanas: weather conditions are decisive for the new crop

February 11, 2020 8:57 AM, Der AUDITOR
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MANISA. In 2019, Turkey exported significantly less sultanas than in the previous season. Exporters are sitting on large stocks and some market players fear market manipulation.

Turkey in first place for imports to Germany

Germany still obtains the majority of its imported sultanas from Turkey, but the volume of 8,985 metric tonnes in 2019 is 15.9% below last year's import volume of 10,679 metric tonnes. A significant increase of 126.3% was recorded for imports from China, and imports from Uzbekistan also more than doubled to 688 mt compared to 2018. Imports from the Netherlands and Australia declined noticeably.

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