March 25, 2020 12:57 PM
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Pistachios: Covid-19 has surprising impact on prices

TEHRAN/SACRAMENTO. Iran is one of the worst-hit countries by the coronavirus pandemic. Official data indicates that nearly 25,000 people have been infected with Covid-19 and that the death toll exceeds 1,900. Market players, however, report a surprising shift in pistachio prices.

 

This report contains:
 
- an exclusive market update on Iran
- the latest US export data (2018/2019 vs 2019/2020)
- the latest prices in Iran and in Europe
price chart, pistachios, inshell, Ahmad Aghaie, 22/24, NO, Iran
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Harvest dates
Next harvest dates for Pistachio
Country
Start of harvest
Turkey
8/5/20
Greece
8/15/20
Spain
8/15/20
Italy
8/20/20
USA
9/1/20
Syrian Arab Republic
9/1/20
China
9/1/20
Tunisia
9/1/20
Kyrgyzstan
9/1/20
Afghanistan
9/15/20
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Crop sizes

Crop sizes for Pistachio
Country
Year
Crop size
Iran
2018
551,307 mt
USA
2018
447,700 mt
Turkey
2018
240,000 mt
China
2018
74,828 mt
Syrian Arab Republic
2018
28,800 mt
Greece
2018
8,558 mt
Spain
2018
8,210 mt
Italy
2018
3,864 mt
Madagascar
2018
3,167 mt
Afghanistan
2018
2,734 mt
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