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Market Pulse Week 2 - 2012

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Market Pulse Week 2 - 2012

Market situation in the Northern Hemisphere, week 2— 2012 (Jan. 13)

Avocadoes

In North America, good sales activity continued in the U.S.

In Latin America, stable prices were reported in the Chilean market.

In Northern Europe, no significant market changes were registered.

Blueberries

In North America, Chile was the only country registering shipping supplies to the U.S., while Argentina and Uruguay exported low volumes by air freight. Total volumes from these two countries were for less than half the Chilean supply. On the West Coast, lower availability was reported, leading to more stable market activity.

In Europe, Chilean arrivals increased but demand remained low.

Cherries

In North America,year-on-year arrivals were down in the U.S. but a higher number of retail promotions was seen.

In Latin America, moderate trading was reported in the Brazilian market.

In Europe, year-on-year arrivals were down but a higher number of retail promotions was seen.

In Asia, fast sales activity continued.

Table Grapes

In North America, the last domestic table grape lots were still affecting the trading of white seedless grapes in the U.S.

In Latin America, intense rainfall negatively affected the Brazilian market.

In Europe, South African volumes continued to put pressure on the white seedless grape market.

In Asia, good activity in general was seen for table grapes.

Stonefruit

In North America, good sales activity was registered for stonefruit in the U.S.

In Northern Europe, the first Chilean peaches started trading.

iQonsulting/edited by www.freshfruitportal.com

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