Global Market

OVERVIEW GLOBAL BANANA MARKET

The banana production volumes have decreased somewhat due to some cooler temperatures in the tropics. Consequently, prices have risen. Nevertheless, the price level in Europe either remains stable or records only slight increases due to transport costs. European banana producers in the outermost regions are concerned about a…

OVERVIEW GLOBAL PEAR MARKET

The pear season has just started or is about to start in the southern hemisphere. Argentina is getting better prices on the European market and Chile has the opportunity to expand its pear exports to China this year. South Africa is recording a slight reduction in its exports to Europe, but there is growth in Russia and the…

OVERVIEW GLOBAL ONION MARKET

January is traditionally a quiet month in the onion market. Dutch onion traders are currently in the transition between export seasons, now that Senegal has closed its market to imported onions in order to protect its own crops. This year, noticeably more Spanish onions have been shipped to West Africa, where Dutch onions are…

OVERVIEW GLOBAL BLUEBERRY MARKET

In recent years, the high prices recorded and the growing consumption of blueberries have led to increases in the volume produced and in the number of growing countries. In South America, there is fierce competition between reigning champion Chile and challenger Peru. At the moment, the volumes seem to be growing faster than…

OVERVIEW GLOBAL TABLE GRAPE MARKET

The production in the southern hemisphere is in full swing. Prices in the wholesale market are good, as there is a smaller volume to trade. The season is coming to an end in Namibia, and South Africa has a smaller volume than last year. In addition, more of their trade goes to other export markets and…

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China encourages Egyptian firms to increase exports to its markets

A Chinese delegation from China International Import Expo (CIIE) has invited more Egyptian companies to join the upcoming CIIE session and seize the chance to increase their…

OVERVIEW GLOBAL MANGO MARKET

The Spanish mango season came to a close in early December, and now the Brazilian and Peruvian mangoes dominate the market in Europe. However, there is a predominance of small sizes, which is resulting in lower prices. The prospects in South Africa are poor. As a result of the dry weather, the volume has been reduced by 30%.…

OVERVIEW GLOBAL AVOCADO MARKET

After a period with high prices on the European market, the balance between supply and demand seems to be restored. The high prices earlier in the season were due to shortages. Now that there is more supply and the demand is a bit quieter than normal, prices are stable again. There are more origins on the market, such as…

OVERVIEW GLOBAL GARLIC MARKET

The prices paid for Chinese garlic have fluctuated a lot lately. They are currently high, and that is having an impact on the European market. It is worth noting that garlic grown in Europe is gaining more and more ground in many European markets, as consumers are looking for an environmentally-friendly alternative to Chinese…

OVERVIEW GLOBAL SWEET POTATO MARKET

The popularity of sweet potatoes among consumers has grown enormously in a short time. The most important sweet potato producers in the European and North American markets are the United States, Spain and Egypt. The supply is large this season, especially for Spain, which will have a substantial…


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