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Dried apricots: buyers show no interest

November 28, 2023 at 11:15 AM , Der AUDITOR
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MALATYA. Although growers have once again lowered their prices slightly, the hoped-for demand is still not materialising. The increase in the minimum wage poses additional problems for exporters in particular.

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.

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