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Dried figs: export prices increase

February 23, 2021 3:36 PM, Der AUDITOR
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AYDIN. The volatile Turkish lira makes it difficult for market players to calculate reliable prices. Export prices continue their upward trend for the time being.

Farmers sitting on farmgate goods

Turkish market players report good demand and satisfactory exports. About 5,000 mt of farmgate goods are still with the growers and exporters are currently not willing to buy them up, as the Turkish lira is still very volatile and it is therefore difficult to reliably calculate export prices. In addition, storing the fruit is expensive and the demand situation for the coming months is difficult to assess due to the pandemic. However, producers are hoping that buying interest will increase as the measures become m

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