Turmoil in Afghanistan: Indian dry fruits industry hit hard, prices gone up by 25-30%

Turmoil in Afghanistan has hit hard the Indian Dry fruits industry. India, where more than 90% of the dry fruits is imported majorly from Afghanistan has seen a steep rise in prices of dry fruits in almost every variety.

Dry fruits dealers in informed that prices have gone up by about 25-30%,but the traders are hopeful that the situation may soon improve, thus softening the dry fruits prices in near future.

Afghanistan crisis impacts Dry Fruits market in India:

  1. Prices of dry fruits increased by 25-30%
  2. Pischori Giri, Anjeer, BadamGiri, Pista Kishmish, Munnaka, Shakkarpara, Kagjigiri, Kagji Badam
  3. Anjeer prices which were earlier in range of Rs 600 – 1500 have gone up by Rs 800 – Rs 2000 per kg
  4. Similarly, Apricot prices goine up from Rs 400 to Rs 600/Kg
  5. Munnaka prices up by 10%, now avaialbe at around Rs 450-500 in delhi’s wholesale market
  6. Almonds – Kagji Badam rates have also gone up Rs 3000-4000 per 40 kg, now available at Rs 42000 per 40 kg
  7. Traders hopeful that situation will improve and business wont be impacted for a much longer time.


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