Flue-cured seems to be selling fast at auctions in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.
According to a story in the most recent issue of the BBM Bommidala Group newsletter, at the same stage of the 2013 and 2014 selling seasons, 22.58 million kg and 43.56 million kg had been sold respectively, so volume sales were up by more than 92 percent.
Almost 65 percent of the flue-cured sold so far this season has comprised bright grades, and the average price for all grades stands at INR121.0 per kg.
Auctions for the authorized Andhra crop of 172 million kg began on Feb. 17.
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