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Dried apricots: exporters are reluctant to make offers

October 19, 2021 4:53 PM, Der AUDITOR
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MALATYA. Extremely volatile prices and persistent exchange rate fluctuations cause Turkish exporters to currently quote their prices on a daily basis. Despite the high prices, export demand is unbroken.

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After dried apricot prices reached another record high last week, buyers pinned their hopes on eventual price reductions this week, but were again disappointed. On the contrary, the increases seem to go on almost endlessly and market players still believe that there is no justification for them. Exporters are showing caution due to the unstable prices and the continuing exchange rate fluctuations and are only making offers on a daily basis; some are currently refraining from offering export prices at all. Indications for dried apricots, 

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