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Dried apricots: exporters adjust prices

November 3, 2020 10:52 AM, Der AUDITOR
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MALATYA. Even though farmgate prices are still very high, exporters are forced to reduce their export prices significantly due to the steady devaluation of the Turkish lira.

Traders and buyers on hold

The market remains calm, but many exporters have now adjusted their prices to the depreciation of the Turkish lira, even though commodity prices are about twice as high as a year ago. Organic raw materials are currently traded on the Malatya commodity exchange at around TRY 50/kg (about USD 5.95/kg), which is an extreme price increase compared to last season. Market players report that demand is increasing, but not as quickly as they had hoped. As with the trade in other products such as sultanas, dried apricot tra

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