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Dried apricots: export prices continue to rise

May 31, 2023 at 10:59 AM , Der AUDITOR
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MALATYA. Dwindling stocks are pushing up export prices for Turkish dried apricots. Meanwhile, the cool and wet weather does not provide the best conditions for the fruits’ development.

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Contrary to expectations, traders have again slightly increased export prices for dried apricots from Turkey this week. The reason is that there are practically no more stocks of export quality on the open market, market players say. The growers, however, are content with their current commodity prices, because after the earthquakes in Turkey in February, which also hit the Malatya region hard, dried apricots are still one of the few processed agricultural products with which they can earn money. Market players expect carry-over stocks of about

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