Market Pulse Week 19 – 2012
Market situation in the Northern Hemisphere, week 19 — 2012 (May 11)
Royal Gala sales were stable in different markets but Granny Smith condition problems resulted in price adjustments.
In Europe, lower Red Delicious exports promoted stable development.
In North America, increased Mexican Hass arrivals created some pressure inventories in the U.S.
In Latin America, stable trading continued in Chile and Argentina.
In Europe, Spanish Hass achieved higher prices in the the U.K. than supplies from other countries.
In Europe, there were price adjustments in Southern Hemisphere Satsumas and in the U.K there was a drop in demand due to rainy weather.
In the Middle East, stable sales of Spanish Clementines were reported.
In North America, favorable sales for Chilean supply continued in the U.S.
In Latin America, price adjustments occurred in Colombia, while in Brazil the market was stable.
In Europe, there were reported changes in trends from the previous week.
In North America, there was still a high level of domestic provision in the U.S. which has limited Southern Hemisphere supply.
In Latin America, the Brazilian market reported no change, while prices in Colombia improved for Packham Triumphs.
In Europe, markets were stable with lower sales of Abate Fetel reported.
In North America, Chilean supply showed good movement on the U.S. East Coast.
In Europe, active sales lots from Peru and Chile dominated supply in the Netherlands, while U.K. sales decelerated because of new retail discounts.
In North America, the Chilean plum season was coming to a close in the U.S.
In Latin America, there were price adjustments with the last lots of Angelenos in Brazil, while Chilean supply in Colombia led to price increases.
In Europe, the last Chilean Angeleno lots were traded in both Northern Europe and the U.K.
In Asia, Chilean Angeleno sales finished in Hong Kong and mainland China.
In North America, the first sales of the Mexican Perlette started in the U.S. with active sales of Crimson Seedless reported and scarce volumes of Autumn Royal.
In Europe, the first sales of Mexican Perlette began. There was scarce Autumn Royal supply but upward prices for Red Globe were recorded.
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