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Dried apricots: disheartened farmers

November 22, 2022 at 10:27 AM, Der AUDITOR
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MALATYA. Dried apricot producers have given up hope that prices will rise. Prices are, by contrast, rather continuing to drop. Although weekly exports presently range higher than last year, the opposite is the case for this season's total exports.

Prices drop further

Farmgate prices have declined a bit in Turkey again and gowers have finally accepted the fact that there are no hikes in store for them this season. The prices for no 1 dried apricots presently range at TRY 105-110/kg, for no 2 dried apricots at TRY 90-95/kg and for jumbo dried apricots at TRY 120/kg. Although buyers are not anticipating further declines, demand remains low. Exporters are only buying what they need and producers are getting nervous as the longer their apricots are left to dry the more they will lose in value. Export prices range

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