Market situation in the Northern Hemisphere, week 33 – 2013 (August 15)
In North America, the U.S. still had local supply from the 2012 season. A high presence of Chilean fruit was reported.
In Latin America, there were firm prices in Colombia. In Brazil, the market was slow but had price stability.
In Europe, the market had stable sales. The Gala harvest began in France with limited volumes. In the U.K., there were agile sales and prices went unchanged. In Russia, the market was slow sales for imported apples.
In Asia, Shanghai continued to lead the market in China with a greater offering and better prices than in Jiangnan.
In North America, the U.S. local supply was at the peak of harvest. Mexico was just beginning.
In Europe, the market had low supply for Hass and green skin varieties. Both in the continent and in the U.K., there were firm prices for the Ryan variety from South Africa. Peruvian Hass moved upward.
In North America, the U.S. had a stable market for the last lots from Chile.
In Europe, there was a strong market and rising prices. In Russia, sales were slow for Chilean Hayward.
In Asia, there was limited supply of kiwifruit in Guangzhou. In Shanghai, there was more volume both from Chile and New Zealand.
In Latin America, slight increases in prices were reported in both Brazil and Colombia.
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