Dried Fruit

Raisins: US presidential election has drastic impact on prices

November 17, 2020 at 11:42 AM, Der AUDITOR
Play report as audio

TEHRAN. Raisins have fluctuated heavily in price in Iran over the last few weeks. Buyers remained restrained in the run up to the US presidential elections. Events have now taken a new turn. Production is, meanwhile, being modernised in Qazvin Province.

Measures start to pay off

Traders in Europe frequently report that they are cautious with offers from Iran, especially with cheap offers. Issue is that the raisins do not always have the desired quality. Suppliers in Iran, however, report that the issue is been taken very seriously and that multiple measures have been adopted to improve quality. One case in point is Qazvin Province. With 35,000 hectares of vineyards the province is the second largest grape producer in Iran. Around 70% of the grapes produced here are converted in raisins.

The province also ra

View related articles

Go to the News Overview
Dried Fruit
Feb 7, 2023
AYDIN. It is snowing at the higher altitudes of Aydin, which benefits fig trees. The earthquake that shook the border region between Turkey and Syria on Monday morning caused limited market activity at the beginning of the week.
Dried Fruit
Feb 7, 2023
MALATYA. The devastating earthquake in the Turkish-Syrian border area ensures that the focus is currently far away from the apricot market. At the moment, neither trading activities nor exports are taking place.
Dried Fruit
Feb 7, 2023
ANKARA/MANISA. Life in Turkey is at a standstill. After the devastating earthquake on Monday in the Turkish-Syrian border area around the region of Kahramanmaraş, the recovery work continues; almost 5,000 people have died so far.
Dried Fruit
Jan 31, 2023
AYDIN. Temperatures are finally dropping in Aydin, which is good for the fig trees. Limited supplies and rising demand are, however, driving up export prices.