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Dried apricots: export prices are increasing

October 13, 2020 10:36 AM, Der AUDITOR
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MALATYA. Although the Turkish lira continues to decline in value, higher farmgate prices are able to support export prices. Export volumes are lower than last season.

Farmgate prices almost doubled year-on-year

According to reports from Turkish market players, the market is currently very quiet. The Turkish lira continues to lose value and concerns about a financial crisis in Turkey are increasing. Nevertheless, export prices have increased slightly compared to last week, mainly due to higher farmgate prices. Dried apricots, no. 3 and no. 4, which are the most popular varieties, are currently traded at TRY 20-25/kg - almost twice as high as in the same period last season, when prices were only TRY 13-15/kg. Export

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