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Dried figs: exporters concerned about price increases

September 22, 2021 9:08 AM, Der AUDITOR
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AYDIN. Prices for dried figs have continued to rise on the Turkish market and the first exporters are withdrawing. The rumours that are currently circulating do not bode well.

Crop volume not yet announced

As with dried apricots, the Turkish dried fig market is showing a lot of activity these days. Market players report that price increases are continuing and exporters are therefore very cautious with their offers. They stress that the prices they are offering are short-lived and exclusively for firm contracts. Compared to last week, Turkish dried figs of all sizes have become USD 50/mt more expensive. Exporters are nevertheless in a hurry to stock up on raw materials to at least cover the needs for existing contracts. Howe

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