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Dried apricots: export situation almost back to normal

October 20, 2020 10:10 AM, Der AUDITOR
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MALATYA. While export prices are still stable, market players expect price increases in the second half of the season. Meanwhile, the export market is returning to normality.

Turkish lira shows a loss in value of about 15%

As the apricot market is still very quiet, little has changed in terms of prices compared to last week. The farmgate prices for the popular dried apricot varieties no. 3 and no. 4 are still at the high level of TRY 20-25/kg FOB Mersin. Export prices have not changed either and are trading at USD 3,550/mt for no. 4. As the Turkish Lira has lost in value by about 15% since the beginning of the season in August, increases in farmgate prices can be compensated here. However, it remains to be considered

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