Market Pulse Week 52 - 2011

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Market Pulse Week 52 - 2011

Market situation in the Northern Hemisphere, week 52— 2011 (Dec. 30)


In North America, good retail activity continued.

In Latin America, the domestic Chilean market remained stable, while trading was compatible with availability in Argentina.

In Europe, a sales pace decrease was registered during the last week of the year.


In North America, moderate trading was registered between Christmas and New Year .

In Europe, Southern Hemisphere fruit maintained favorable sales activity, both on the Continent and in the U.K.


In North America, stable sales activity continued.

In Latin America, moderate market activity was registered.

In Europe, slow sales pace continued.

In Asia, trading was focused on the Chinese New Year celebrations.

Table Grapes

In North America, the market was put under pressure by white and red seedless varieties, with no significant improvements registered.

In Latin America, consumption was affected by rainfall in Colombia, while the Brazilian market transferred to Peruvian and Argentine volumes.

In Europe, lower sales activity was reported for white seedless grapes, which was unusual for the time of year.

In Asia, imported Red Globe continued to have good sales pace in Hong Kong and mainland China.


In North America, low availability favored prices.

In Europe, moderate trading activity was registered in Northern Europe and the U.K.

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