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Dried apricots: defiant mode

March 7, 2023 at 12:20 PM , Der AUDITOR
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MALATYA. After heavy earthquakes have shook Malatya in Turkey in recent weeks the market for dried apricots its trying its best to return to normality. Challenges, however, prevail.

Massive destruction

The earthquakes that struck in Malataya, Turkey's leading province for dried apricots, in recent weeks have caused huge destruction. Nearly all buidlings have either been completely destroyed or damaged and the infrastructure has nearly collapsed. Official estimates state that more than 100,000 buildings have been heavily damaged and nearly 600,000 people and their families have had to seek shelter. Yet, the citizens living here are trying their best to return to normality.

Although trading halted after the most recent heavy earthqua

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