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Dates: difficult export conditions

March 2, 2020 10:13 AM, Der AUDITOR
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TEHRAN. About 15% of the Iranian date production is harvested in the province of Khuzestan. Despite the decline in production, market players report that there are still large stocks in the warehouses.

Intervention buying at low prices

The sanctions and the export duties announced for April (1 April to 5 May 2020) in connection with Iran's blacklisting by the FATF are expected to have a major impact on export business. At the same time, there is too little interest in dates of export quality in the domestic market. As a result, traders reckon that the storehouses will not be emptied until the new crop arrives in summer 2020. In order to prevent the farmers from being left sitting on their supplies, the government wants to support them with inte

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