March 24, 2020 2:29 PM
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Dried figs: temporary plant closures

AYDIN. As numerous release orders are being made early, some factories will temporarily have to shut down once the current orders have been processed.

 

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- an exclusive market update on Turkey
- the latest prices in Turkey
price chart, dried figs, Lerida no 2, Turkey
price chart, dried figs, Lerida no 4, Turkey
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Dried apricots: lack of new orders
MALATYA. There is little movement on the apricot markets, as no new orders are concluded. Instead, orders from existing contracts are brought forward.
3/24/20
Sultanas: no frost damage reported
MANISA. According to market players, future trading activities depend on the success in fighting the coronavirus pandemic. Despite agricultural frost warnings in Manisa, there has been no damage according to the producers.
3/24/20
Dried figs: TMO sells inventories
AYDIN. In the second half of March, the TMO sells their inventories of dried figs they had purchased last year. The prices are at a level of...
3/18/20
Raisins: shipments are impossible
TEHRAN. As the coronavirus has already infected at least 16,000 people in Iran and experts are warning that if the country fails to make its citizens follow guidelines the medical system will collapse the strain is also on the raisin market.
3/18/20
Dates: trucks stranded at borders
TEHRAN. The continuing spread of the coronavirus is rendering the situation for date producers and exporters more and more difficult in Iran. Traders report…
3/18/20
Dried apricots: markets not strongly affected by coronavirus
MALATYA. For the time being, the apricot markets do not appear to be strongly affected by the current situation. Nevertheless, trading activities are rather slow and prices have declined slightly. After the number of people infected with the coronavirus in Turkey has increased further, new measures have been announced.
3/17/20
Sultanas: Ministry of the Interior tightens up measures against covid-19
MANISA. The Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin Koca announced that the number of confirmed corona cases in Turkey has risen to 47 at the beginning of the week. The Ministry of the Interior announced further measures. An agricultural frost warning was issued in Manisa.
3/17/20
Dried figs: sufficient commodities
AYDIN. The markets for dried figs are currently very quiet and the exports that are taking place still relate to previous purchases. Contrary to earlier statements, sufficient commodities are existent.
3/17/20
Desiccated coconuts: uncertainty rules the market
MANILA. At the moment there is a tense silence on the coconut markets, as the traders are insecure and hardly make any purchases. Production has not yet been significantly affected.
3/16/20
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Harvest dates
Next harvest dates for Figs
Country
Start of harvest
Italy
6/1/20
USA
6/1/20
Afghanistan
6/1/20
France
7/1/20
Turkey
7/1/20
Egypt
7/1/20
Syrian Arab Republic
7/1/20
Tunisia
7/1/20
Algeria
7/15/20
Spain
8/1/20
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Crop sizes

Crop sizes for Figs
Country
Year
Crop size
Turkey
2018
306,499 mt
Egypt
2018
189,339 mt
Morocco
2018
128,380 mt
Algeria
2018
109,214 mt
Iran
2018
59,339 mt
Spain
2018
47,740 mt
Syrian Arab Republic
2018
43,000 mt
USA
2018
28,874 mt
Tunisia
2018
25,696 mt
Albania
2018
24,448 mt
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