Intervention urgently desired
Turkish dried fruit producers are insisting that the TMO participates in the dried fig market with intervention buying in a timely manner. Commodity prices have declined again this week and farmers want assurance that selling their fruit is still profitable.
Farmgate prices for lower quality dried figs are TRY 40-45/kg, while higher quality is priced at TRY 65-70/kg. On the commodity exchange, prices vary between TRY 42-83/kg, depending on the variety. Exporters still offer their dried figs, Lerida,