Hardly any export demand
After the first price reduction failed to have any effect, Turkish apricot farmers have reduced their commodity prices for the new crop by a further TRY 10/kg. This means that high-quality dried apricots are currently priced at TRY 150-155/kg, while goods that have been visually damaged by rain and hail cost TRY 135-140/kg. However, the hoped-for success is still not materialising and traders report that there is virtually no buying interest, especially export demand is practically non-existent.
Higher processing costs for ex