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Dried figs: growing difficulties

January 4, 2024 at 11:44 AM , Der AUDITOR
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AYDIN. Market players in the Turkish dried fig market are facing a difficult second half of the season; rising commodity prices and a higher minimum wage are presenting them with considerable challenges. This is also reflected in exports.

Good produce is becoming scarce

According to the market players in the Turkish dried fig market, they are facing a difficult second half of the season. They cite the high commodity prices, which are expected to rise even further, as the reason for this. It is already difficult to sell the goods at the high prices, and the problems will worsen if prices rise even further. Exporters are particularly concerned, as exports are already significantly lower than last season and they will either have to adjust their export prices or accept losses if commodity prices rise. E

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