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Raisins: market on edge

March 24, 2022 at 10:55 AM, Der AUDITOR
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TEHRAN. Although Iran’s raisin exports increased in February over January, they did take a notable dip on last year. Exports even slumped by more than 50% in terms of volume on February 2021. The talks over a possible revival of the nuclear deal in Vienna are also impacting shipments and Iran’s dried fruit market is on edge.

Purchases are on hold

Iran shipped 10,010 mt of raisins worth USD 13.243 million in February. Although this is 21% up in terms of volume and 26% up in terms of value on the 8,267 mt worth USD 10.497 million shipped overseas in January, the annual comparison shows a different picture. Last month’s exports have in fact taken a 52.5% dip in terms of volume and a 53.8% dip in terms of value on the 21,100 mt worth USD 28.649 million shipped overseas in February last year. This slump is mainly driven by the summer drought witnessed last year, which has impacted outp

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