Dried Fruit

Raisins: fear of losing market shares

March 2, 2020 11:59 AM, Der AUDITOR
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TEHRAN. Dried fruit exporters in Iran fear the loss of market shares in the international raisin market due to the spread of the coronavirus and the blacklisting by the FATF.

Blacklisting has consequences

The blacklisting by the FATF could severely affect the Iranian raisin trade in the coming weeks, as significant problems could arise in financial transactions, among other things. Despite the decline in export prices caused by the weaker rial, market players fear that Iran could lose export shares in the international raisin market. In addition, the coronavirus will keep the Iranian population in check for some time to come. Since mid-February, prices for Iranian raisins, premium grade have fallen by EUR 0,

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