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Dried figs: sufficient export supplies

March 31, 2020 11:19 AM, Der AUDITOR
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AYDIN. The TMO's sales announcement has stabilised farmgate prices for dried figs and there should be sufficient export goods available on the market.

Weekly exports rise by 41%

Last week, a total of 1,757 metric tonnes of dried figs and dried fig products were exported from Turkey, which is an increase of 41% compared to the same period last year. In total, 49,689 metric tonnes have been exported since the beginning of the season, almost 20% more than last year. Market players nevertheless reckon that there are still sufficient supplies of dried figs of export quality available.

Dried fig exports in mt

Type

2019/20

2018/19

Whole

39.030

32.786

Diced

3.218

2.794

Paste

6.581

4.928

Industrial 

502

778

Roasted

25

35

Others

334

314

Total

49.691

41.634

Since the beginning of the season

TMO sales stabilize prices

Market players report that farmgate prices for dried figs have stabilised after the announcement of the TMO sales. In addition, more and more release orders are taking place and spot purchases are also being made in individual cases. Export prices are roughly at the level of last week.

Dried figs, Turkey

Type

USD/mt

EUR/mt

Lerida, no 1

5,500

5,000

Lerida, no 2

5,100

4,636

Lerida, no 3

4,200

3,818

Lerida, no 4

3,900

3,545

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