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Dried figs: no offers despite good demand

December 21, 2021 at 3:41 PM , Der AUDITOR
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AYDIN/TEHRAN. Due to currency-related uncertainties in the Turkish dried fruit market, offers for dried figs remain absent. However, demand remains high in both the Turkish and the Iranian dried fig market.

Exporters withdraw offers

While export shipments of Turkish dried figs are still going well, suppliers are keeping a low profile when it comes to new enquiries. The continuing devaluation of the Turkish lira, the high inflation rate and the resulting increases in farmgate prices are causing great uncertainty in the market. As a result, exporters say they are currently not in a position to make reliable offers. Within the last few days, the commodity prices for Turkish dried figs increased from TRY 60/kg to TRY 65-70/kg.

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