Market situation in the Northern Hemisphere, week 35 – 2013 (August 23)
In North America, price adjustments were reported for the Chilean supply in the United States.
In Europe, sales began for local fruit, beginning with the first Royal Galas. Prices for Southern Hemisphere fruit remained unchanged, while in the seasons in the U.K. and Russia finished with insufficient volumes to set price trends.
In Asia, low supply was reported in southern China, while the Shanghai market had more fruit. Overall movement was moderate, although Granny Smiths performed better.
In Latin America, the market was affected by the transport strike in Colombia. In Brazil, sales were moderate and prices were lower.
In North America, high availability of supply in the U.S. creates sales pressure.
In Europe, there were stable and agile market sales. In the U.K., there were active sales for Hass and green varieties.
In North America, the U.S. had active sales and higher prices for the supply from Chile.
In Europe, there were stable prices and sales for Chilean Hayward. In the U.K., market firm but had variable quality. In Russia, there was low supply from Chile.
In Asia, there was quick movement in Shanghai for the limited lots from the Southern Hemisphere.
In Latin America, there was low supply on the Colombian market due to strikes. In Brazil, there were moderate sales in the south due to weather conditions.
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