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Dried figs: lack of demand puts pressure on export prices

March 2, 2020 8:37 AM, Der AUDITOR
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TEHRAN. The lack of demand from China continues to leave its impact on the Iranian dried fig market. An oversupply is the result.

Price declines up to EUR 0,65 per kg

Since the outbreak of the coronavirus in China, exports of nuts and dried fruit from Iran have declined significantly. Among other things, a large proportion of Iranian dried figs is traditionally delivered to China. The falling export figures are leading to an oversupply in the Iranian dried fruit market and prices are under pressure. Since mid-February, export prices for dried figs have declined by EUR 0,45-0,65 per kg depending on variety. Dried figs, grade AA are currently trading at a level of EUR 4,48 pe

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