Export revenues of organic dates up 35%

Export revenues of organic dates for the current season jumped by 35.52%, compared with the last season.

This upward trend is also the outcome of 21.01% leap  in the quantities exported, according to the data provided by the Ministry of Agriculture, Water Resources and Fisheries.

The quantities of organic dates exported, since the start of the season (October 10, 2017) to March 2, 2018, managed to reach nearly 4.690,6 tonnes worth 34.8 million dinars (MD) against 3.876,1 tonnes which corresponded to 25.7MD during the same period of the previous season.

The Ministry said that this increase is due to the leap of the quantities exported to Spain (1154.14%), Turkey (147.24%), Canada (136.55%) and Bulgaria (87.10%) .


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