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Dried apricots: Christmas demand not showing

October 31, 2023 at 10:17 AM , Der AUDITOR
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MALATYA. October and November normally are very busy months in Turkey's dried apricot market. Yet, the situation is totally different this year. Exporters are highly concerned.

Standoff brings trading to standstill

Trading is largely subdued in Turkey. The recession has peaked and prices are fixed. Farmers are still refusing to go down in price and buyers are not prepared to accept the current rates. Exporters are very much concerned over the high fixed costs and are slowly starting to panic. They are normally very busy in October and November with Chirstmas approaching, but things are very quiet this year. Frustrating as this situation is, they are confident that the market will revive again soon. Farmers and some traders still hold the l

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