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Dried apricots: crop estimates differ significantly

May 18, 2021 10:33 AM, Der AUDITOR
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MALATYA. Farmers and producers in Turkey are still very divided about the crop volume for the new season. Storm and frost damage will ultimately prove to be decisive.

Damage cannot yet be estimated

Turkish market players report that exports were persistently good in April and also in May and exporters are still busy working off their existing contracts. Meanwhile, new contracts are hardly being signed and trading activity is currently trending towards zero. The conditions for the development of the new crop remain good and the rumour mill is bubbling: while some market players reckon that the crop volume this year will be lower than last season due to the night frosts in the past two months, others expect a large c

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