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Dried apricots: curious shift in prices

June 15, 2021 12:21 PM, Der AUDITOR
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MALATYA. As raw dried apricot supplies are nearly sold out prices have taken a rather curious turn in the export market. Turkey is still to issue official production estimates and speculations are rife as to when this will happen. Harvesting has, meanwhile, started.

Official estimates still to be issued

Traders in Turkey report that the market is still very much subdued. Exporters are processing existing orders. While harvesting is underway for apricot varieties, which will be sold fresh, this is not yet the case for apricots that will be dried. Speculations are rife as to when official crop estimates will be issued. While some market players reckon that official estimates on crop size and prices will only be issued after the Eid festival towards the end of July, others are convinced that this will happen earlier. The current s

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