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For the first time in five weeks, prices of U.S.-origin lower half-count kernel items firmed in the global walnut market during the period ending on Thursday as trade activity slowly ramped up.
Prices edged higher in the global almond market during the week ending on Tuesday as packers limited offers of higher-grade items due to quality concerns and buyers focused mainly on small-volume purchases.
Prices of most U.S.-origin items declined in the global walnut market in the week ending on Thursday with a wide variance of pricing seen in inshell and kernel transactions.
Most assessed kernel prices showed marginal gains though inshell prices fell in the global almond market during the week ending on Tuesday as a new report highlighted better new sales and shipments from California.
The assessed Fancy Jr Mam H price leveled in the global pecan market during the week ending on Friday following a prior-week fall as the USDA estimated an 11% year-on-year drop in U.S. pecan production.
Prices for assessed U.S. origin items mostly strengthened in the global walnut market during the week ending on Thursday though the pace of trade remained slow in what is typically a busy transaction season.