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Dried figs: price increases of more than USD 800/mt

December 15, 2021 9:26 AM, Der AUDITOR
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AYDIN. The further devaluation of the Turkish lira has driven up the farmgate prices for dried figs massively, which is also clearly reflected in the export prices. Transport costs are also continuing to rise.

High farmgate and export prices

As with the dried apricot market, Turkish market players are seeing a sharp increase in farmgate prices for dried figs, with further increases to over TRY 60/kg expected. Due to this year's crop, which was significantly smaller than in 2020, and the high export demand, only few goods are available and especially large fruit are scarce. Even the further strong depreciation of the Turkish lira could not prevent export prices from rising as well. At USD 6,450/mt FOB Izmir, prices for dried figs, Lerida,

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