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Dried figs: exporters refuse to issue offers

January 25, 2022 at 11:20 AM, Der AUDITOR
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AYDIN. Snow is currently providing enough moisture for the trees in Turkey. High prices contradict the sluggish demand for dried figs. Yet, exporters prefer not to issue attractive offers at present.

Standoff in the fig market

Demand is subued and prices are high in Turkey's dried fig market with the prices for no 2 Lerida dried figs ranging at USD 6,950/mt FOB Izmir, which is USD 120/mt up on last week. While overseas demand is dwindling, exporters refrain from issuing attractive offers. The supplies of dried figs in export quality are running low and farmgate prices range at TRY 50-60/kg upwards. Container shortages and extortionate freight rates have also impacted the dried fig market. The snow, which is being reported throughout the country, nevertheless, sp

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