– US Federal Reserve has decided to raise interest rates after 10 years
– volatility and uncertainty experienced with the Euro
– Christmas saw low demand and tight supply, with price increase. It has not been good for the dried fruit and nut industry.
– almond export market slow
Merry Christmas and a happy New Year to all our suppliers and customers.
There will no video market reports or Freeworld News bulletins for the next 2 weeks.