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Dried figs: price increases despite weak lira

November 17, 2021 9:51 AM, Der AUDITOR
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AYDIN. The decline of the Turkish lira could not provide more favourable export prices in the dried fig market; on the contrary, they have even increased. Market players do not rule out that this trend will continue for the time being.

Export prices approach record high

Despite the weak Turkish lira, high farmgate prices mean that export prices for Turkish dried figs are more expensive than they have been for a long time. Lerida, no 2 are already rapidly approaching the record high from the 2018/2019 season. Market players expect this trend to continue for a while, with buyers not yet showing signs of fatigue despite the price level. On the contrary, demand is rising. At the same time, goods in export quality are officially no longer available on the free market. According to the No

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