Marketing more than 33 thousand tons of citrus fruit in Lattakia

Since the beginning of the season, the quantities of citrus fruit marketed in Lattakia province has reached 33045 tons, according to the data of the Directorate of Agriculture.

Director of Agriculture Munther Kheir Bek explained in a statement to SANA correspondent that the prices of citrus fruit during this season are good compared to their prices during the previous seasons, pointing out that inflation has still not hit hard the citrus fruit market.

Ghassan Khair, head of al-Hal Market Committee in Lattakia, pointed out that the daily marketing rates of citrus fruits range from 300 to 350 tons, indicating that the  price is set mainly according to  the quality of the fruit.

Inas Abdulkareem