Market Pulse Week 4 - 2012
Market situation in the Northern Hemisphere, week 4— 2012 (Jan. 27)
In North America, a higher level of sales was reported due to the Super Bowl.
In Latin America, Hass avocado markets were strong in Argentina and Chile.
In continental Europe, adequate sales rates were reported.
In North America, good activity and stable prices were seen in the U.S.
In Europe, no great changes were reported, with a suitable movement of fruit to rotate stock volumes, both on the continent and in the U.K.
In North America, cumulative arrival volumes continued to be lower than they were during the last season.
In Latin America, moderate sales rates were reported.
In Europe, cumulative arrival volumes continued to be lower than they were during the last season.
In Asia, logistical and distribution problems were seen in some ports.
In North America, good sales flow was observed in the U.S. with the exception of the Red Globe variety, which registered a slow rotation and price falls.
In Latin America, good weather conditions led to better sales in Brazil, while the Colombian market remained stable.
In Europe, the continental market was put under pressure by white seedless grape supply, due to the overlap between Chilean and South African product.
In North America, an adequate rotation of fruit was observed in the U.S.
In continental Europe, the market continued to show adequate sales levels.
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