Dried Fruit

Dried figs: March starts off with 40% surge in exports

March 10, 2020 3:27 PM, Der AUDITOR
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AYDIN. The dried fruit market in Turkey started off into March with a drastic rise in exports. Dried fig overseas shipments ranged at...

... 827 metric tonnes in the first week of March, which is a 40% rise over the same period in 2019. A total of 44,980 metric tonnes have been exported since the beginning of the season, which is around 18% more than last year. Market players report continued good demand, which is supporting prices. Commodity exchange prices have risen as supplies are melting away. Export prices have, however, remained stable for the time being. This is partly due to the weaker Turkish lira. Exporters prefer to wait in order to better assess the effects of the collapse of the OPEC-Plus coalition and the spre

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