Market Pulse Week 43 - 2013
Market situation in the Northern Hemisphere, week 43 – 2013 (October 25)
In North America, there was greater price stability in the U.S., and while there were still some variations, they were less significant than in previous weeks.
In Europe, the market was dominated by Chilean Hass avocados. Moderate sales were noticed, with movement more difficult for small size fruit.
In North America, the U.S. market was stocked out and demanding, which helped for keeping high prices for the limited lots in circulation.
In Europe, low movement was seen in markets due to high sales prices.
In North America, the U.S. market was still dominated by local supply and poor sales were reported for Brazilian fruit.
In Europe, Greek and Italian supplies were still the most important in the white seedless grape market. Greater participation was expected from Brazil by early November. In the U.K. the market was strong and active for overseas volumes.
In Asia, the market was mainly supplied by American supply.
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