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Dried figs: preparations for the 2020/2021 season

May 5, 2020 2:52 PM, Der AUDITOR
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AYDIN. As market players report, Turkish dried fig farmers have started to prepare the trees. As far as the coming season is concerned...

... no current estimates have been published. Fig trees start blooming much later than apricot trees and vines in Turkey. Spring frost is therefore not a problem for them, but rainfall and hailstorms during the drying phase in August/September occasionally poses a risk to the quality of the figs. The Turkish lira is maintaining its low level, but after the recent generous price correction, export prices remain stable for the time being.

Dried figs, Turkey

Type

USD/mt

EUR/mt

Lerida, no 1

4,575

4,202

Lerida, no 2

4,360

4,005

Lerida, no 3

4,150

3,812

Lerida, no 4

3,825

3,513

FOB Izmir

Exports significantly higher than last year

With more than 1,000 metric tonnes per week, the export figures for Turkish dried figs and dried fig products are currently above the export volume of last year. In total, exports have reached a result of 55,264 metric tonnes since the start of the season, which is a plus of 17% compared to last year.

Dried fig exports in mt

Type

2019/20

2018/19

Whole

42,238

36,123

Diced

3,651

3,134

Paste

8,494

6,520

Industrial 

508

892

Roasted

25

38

Others

347

345

Total

55,264

47,052

since the beginning of the season

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