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Raisins: exports more than double

June 10, 2021 12:52 PM, Der AUDITOR
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TEHRAN. Iran exported 14,376 mt of raisins between 20 March and 20 April, meaning that the volumes shipped have more than doubled on April 2020 when the pandemic first struck. Traders report that international demand has certainly bounced back. With exports kicking in the market is now, however, confronted with another challenge.

Exports more than double

Iran exported 14,376 mt of raisins worth USD 19.486 million in March/April, which is more than 100% up on the 7,100 mt worth USD 9.5 million exported in the same period last year. Average export prices ranged at USD 1.36/kg this year. Sultanas and golden raisins account for as much as 88% of all shipments in terms of weight and value, followed by green, sundried and Maviz raisins. The extensive rise in exports is not only driven by countries around the world adapting to the virus and therefore boosting consumer demand again but also by the i

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