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Dried figs: promising export figures

February 22, 2022 at 4:22 PM, Der AUDITOR
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AYDIN. 2021 was a successful year for exporters, especially in terms of foreign exchange revenues. Market players are hopeful that 2022 also holds good profits in store.

Export value increased by 12%

The year 2021 proved to be extremely successful in terms of Turkish dried fruit exports. A total of USD 1.57 billion worth of fruit was shipped overseas, which is an increase of 12% compared to the previous year. Sultanas, dried figs and dried apricots accounted for the lion's share, with a combined value of USD 1.39 billion. And the figures continue to be encouraging, according to Birol Celep, President of the Aegean Dried Fruits and Products Exporters' Association. For example, the first 4-month export report of the 2021/22 season sho

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