Chilean Prune Update
The estimated carry over from last year’s crop will be app. 5.000 tons , especially for small industrial sizes.
- Estimated sizes of the new crop:
For new crop we expect the principal volume in sizes 50-60 60/70 70/80. Quantity of 40/50 and 30/40 very small.
- Crop to date export (and vs last year)
The expectation is that the first lots for 2018 crop will be available for shipment during end of March/early April 2018
- Domestic demand vs last year
Domestic demand will be higher than in 2017, but this will be not more than 5-6 % of the total demand.
Please find below a table from the INC magazine: