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Andrew Ciclitira

Andrew Ciclitira writes for IEG Vu on the dried fruits markets. He is the the Managing Director of Demos Ciclitira, one of the leading UK importers and distributors of dried fruits.
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Low lira reduces impact of rise in Turkish dried vine fruit prices

Fluctuations in the value of the Turkish lira against the dollar have had a significant impact on the purchase price of the different types of dried fruits. 

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Weak lira continues to hold down Turkish dried fruit prices

Prices of current crop vine fruits continue to firm on the local market and bourse prices are increasing for sultanas as packers look to cover short positions.

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Good dried fruit harvests still expected in the northern hemisphere

This year’s dried vine and dried tree fruit crops are on track for a successful harvest, reports from Turkey continue to suggest.

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Global shortage of Thompson seedless raisins remains a concern

Californian raisins continue to be very expensive for the UK market, with select grade Thompson seedless raisins quoted around USD1.8 per lb c&f Felixstowe for shipments through until October.

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Interest rates hike stabilises Turkish dried fruit prices

Sharp variations in exchange rates have been one of the major factors affecting prices of dried vine fruits over the past week. The Turkish lira has fallen by almost 20% in value against the US dollar during 2018.

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Weather benefits Turkish dried vine fruit crops

The past week has seen continuing hot weather throughout the Mediterranean which is good news for dried fruit production as this will bring forward the harvest date. 

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