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Dried figs: lower key interest rate keeps export prices stable

September 28, 2021 at 4:05 PM, Der AUDITOR
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AYDIN. While the farmgate prices for Turkish dried figs continue to rise, this is not noticeable in the export prices. The reason for this is the measures introduced by the Turkish central bank at the end of last week.

Export prices remain unchanged

As with apricots, farmgate prices for Turkish dried figs are rising steadily. However, this is not noticeable in export prices because the Turkish lira has been devalued as a result of the reduction of the key interest rate by 100 basis points to 18% by the Turkish Central Bank. Suppliers only offer prices for firm orders, which are currently at USD 6,550/mt for dried figs, Lerida, no 2, unchanged from last week.

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