Market Pulse week 39 — 2011
Market situation in the Northern Hemisphere, week 39 — 2011 (Sep. 30)
In North America, Peruvian Hass avocadoes were expected to continue trading in the U.S. until week 42.
In Latin America, price falls persisted in the Chilean market due to higher availability.
In Europe, the first lots from the Spanish and Israeli seasons were sold.
In North America, good sales activity continued for Chilean Wasthington Murcotts in the U.S.
In Northern Europe, healthy market activity was registered for Southern Hemisphere supply, especially for the Ellendale variety.
In Asia, the Southern Hemisphere was finished in Hong Kong and the Chinese mainland.
In North America, large-size lemons registered good sales activity in the U.S.
In Northern Europe and the U.K., the first Turkish lemons were traded.
In Asia, South African supply remained dominant in Hong Kong and the Chinese mainland, while Chilean volumes showed decay problems in Japan.
In North America, the U.S. market remained stable and price adjustments were only reported for fruit that showed problems with condition.
In Europe, an increase in import duties was reported, leading to lower Southern Hemisphere orange arrivals.
In Asia, good sales pace was registered for Australian supply in Japan.
iQonsulting/ edited by www.freshfruitportal.com