Market Pulse Week 42 - 2013

Market situation in the Northern Hemisphere, week 42 – 2013 (October 18)


In North America, the U.S. market experienced price adjustments for the Mexican supply. Chilean sales had good activity.

In Europe, the market remained under pressure as the Peruvian and South African volumes showed a short shelf life.


In North America, the U.S. market was characterized by low supply and high prices.

In Europe, the situation was similar, with high list prices and little movement.

In Asia, the overseas supply was also limited and had moderate movement.

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In North America, the U.S. market was supplied by local fruit. Arrivals from Brazil were low. Brazilian sales were expected to start next week but with little movement due to high volumes from California.

In Europe, sale were slow for the Brazilian supply due to competition with lower-price local fruit.

In Asia, good sales activity was reported in southern markets for the U.S. supply.

In Latin America, the Brazilian market was supplied by local fruit and had agile sales.

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