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Dried figs: prices up in Iran

March 21, 2023 at 10:58 AM , Der AUDITOR
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AYDIN/TEHRAN. Nowruz, the Persian new year, has driven up the export prices for dried figs in Iran. Pest control is an issue in Turkey at present.

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Global annual fig production ranges at 1.2 million mt and Iran is the fifth most important producing country according to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). Iran is also the most important supplier of fresh figs and the third most important exporter for dried figs after Turkey (91,000 mt in 2021/22) and Afghanistan (23,000 mt in 2021/22). Fig production reached 84,000 mt in Iran in 2021/2022, of which 13,600 mt were exported as dried figs and more than 8,000 mt as fresh figs. India imported 32,000 mt of dried figs and is th

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