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CATZINFO – DRIED FRUITS & WALNUTS
After a crowded Anuga fair in Cologne, where most topics have been exchanged, business has been resumed with most of the traders back at their offices. Focus of most buyers will be the procurement of ingredients for the seasonal period at the end of the year. Meanwhile the recent news Brexit may not end in […]
Anuga is around the corner and most of our readers will be present next week we suppose. We will be happy to meet as agreed or by visiting booths or meet in the corridors. Most buyers are still very prudent to engage on long term contracts in view of the uncertain political situations worldwide. The […]
At the end of the holidays we see quite some hectic in trade. Buyers are desperately looking for products to bridge the gap till the arrival of the new crops. Reason being a wait-and-see attitude as prices seem to weaken for a couple of products or simply because some products were sold well before the […]
With a disruption due to the holiday period, we are back to inform you as usual in our bi-weekly CatZinfo about the headlines in our field of business. It cannot be denied the tensions all over the world, make part of the traders nervous to engage long term contracts. Currencies are rather volatile with actually […]
Trading remains rather active especially for the nearby periods. Lack of some items, such as apples, golden raisins, tropical products, result in firmer pricing in the second hand for spot material. The size of most crops are known and pretty accurate assessed, whereas for example currants, prunes and walnuts have to be harvested still, but […]
Before the summer holidays for most of us will start, we see quite some activities in trading. Especially spot material of various products are in demand, but also contracts for a longer period for the Mediterranean products are engaging quite some interest. The situation of most crops on the Northern Hemisphere is known and not […]
Many of our readers may have visited the INC-congress in Florida, where as usual outlooks for the various crops were presented. For those who missed it and those who wish to stay tuned, we will continue to inform you with our CatZinfo about the developments in our field of business. Focus is now on the […]
The markets for dried fruits are rather active at the moment. Partly because of the new crops of the Northern Hemisphere have passed the vulnerable stage of bloom and the risk of frost; partly because stocks in Europe are tight and demand for short term deliveries are heavy. Buyers have been careful in covering their […]
In these broken weeks (Easter and May 1) activities are not at the highest gear. A general wait-and-see attitude is present at the moment. We think however this might be a tricky situation, as we may see some markets run away all of a sudden as we have experienced with f.e. some tropical fruits and […]
Though the new extension of the Brexit-period was breaking news, this will have no major influence on our trade. Other geo-political developments may have more impact, like the talks between USA with China as well as with the EU. Also the final outcome of the Turkish local elections in combination with the economic situation in […]