Raw material opening prices for dried figs shocked
According to the recent figures, expected crop for dried figs in 2016-2017 season was 72 thousand tons with the 8 percentage decrease compared to the previous period.
In Turkey as a world leader of production and export of dried figs; in the 2016-2017 season 72 thousand tons crop was expected with the 8 percent decrease compared to the previous period.
However, due to the cool and rainy weather in the last week of the August; rise in price remained at high levels. Exporters have difficulties to take a position until the 29 September which is the first date of export and they also hesitate making purchase.