News of December
Summary and Special News of Dried Fruit Exporter
Pistachio & Kernels
IRAN: the price is stable, the demand is running. Approaching the Iranian national Eid of Norooz, and a high internal demand, it is predicted that the prices for kernel pistachio and pistachio inshells will be increased.
IRAN: the market is currently quiet. (Quoted from world food news 6 December 2011)
USA: the pistachio harvest was nearly complete. It was wrapping up. Post-harvest clean up and pruning began. (Quoted from Farm Press, 6 December 2011)
USA: PRICES of pistachios remain at relatively high levels (Quoted from world food news 6 December 2011)
PAKISTAN: The rate for pistachio with shell is between 8.89-11.11 USD per kg and without shell is between Rs1000-1300. Despite the fact that right now prices are at the same level as the last year, there are chances for an increase in prices of dry fruits. (Quoted from Business Recorder 16 December 2011)
IRAN: passing through the January, the demand is lower and the price is showing slight decrease. However, high demand of January affected the quantity .http://www.irandriedfruit.com/iran-Almond.php
USA: Almond stockpiles were hulled. (Quoted from Farm Press, 6 December 2011)
PAKISTAN: Use of dry fruit rises despite hike in prices. Almond is the most favourite dry fruits and its demand is higher than that of others. However, with the increasing demand, dealers and shopkeepers have also raised the prices of dry fruits manifold. (Quoted from Pakistan Today, 31December 2011)
PAKISTAN: The whole sale rate for various qualities of almonds is between USD 1-7.2 per kg, (Quoted from Business Recorder 16 December 2011)
IRAN: for all types of raisin, specially the golden one, price has sharply increased. This is mostly due to the shortage of the product in Iran and Turkey. http://www.irandriedfruit.com/iran-Raisin.php
USA: The San Joaquin Valley table grape harvest neared the end - the wine grape harvest was mostly complete; (Quoted from Farm Press, 6December 2011)
Pakistan: The rate for raisins is between USD 2.77-3.33 per kg.
(Quoted from Business Recorder 16 December 2011)
IRAN: now the price is more reasonable and the quality is good. The quantity is much higher than the year before.
IRAN: the prices of Figs are high due to low quantity of this year. It is predicted that Iranian high internal demand due to approaching to Eid Norooz will affect the prices. It would be wise to place an order before an increase happens in the fig market.
PAKISTAN: The prices of dry fruits, including fig increase in winter with an increase in their demand. (Quoted from Pakistan Today, 31December 2011)
IRAN: the price increase has been existing from the last 2 months. This increase is still running in the market. Rabbi and Kabkab have been experiencing a higher demand compare to the other types that consequently resulted in their high prices.