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Dried apricots: no 4 currently not available

February 23, 2021 11:01 AM, Der AUDITOR
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MALATYA. The raw material shortage is causing serious problems for market players; there are currently no offers for dried apricots, no 4. Price increases can be observed for the other varieties.

Various problems dominate the market

In the apricot market, producers and traders are currently facing several adversities. On the one hand, there is the shortage of farmgate goods for the smaller varieties no 3 and no 4, which has caused commodity prices to rise; they are currently at TRY 24-25/kg. On the other hand, the Turkish lira continues to be very volatile, which makes it difficult for exporters to estimate future price developments. In addition, there is the ongoing problem of container shortages, so freight costs are also at a high level. The man

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