Figs Prices Hit Peak
The highest quality of the dried figs’ prices has increased to 65.00 TL in the internal market, and 90.00 TL for export because of the low crop rates. Ever-increasing demand to dried Turkish figs, cause to increasing of the prices measuredly. In recent years, besides Europe and USA markets, Arab countries, Japan and China has increased their demands on figs. The season for the figs has started late and decreasing quantity of the large fruits caused to mark-up.
The authorities has reported that this season there is a scarcity of A Quality dried figs and this led to some difficulties to sell them in internal and external market.