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Dried apricots: exporters do not submit offers

April 20, 2022 11:44 AM, Der AUDITOR
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MALATYA. After the Turkish growing areas were hit by the dreaded night frosts last week, the damage assessments are currently underway. Until these are completed, exporters are holding back with offers for the time being.

Damage is being assessed

The atmosphere in the cultivation areas of Malatya has been extremely tense for several days. The meteorologists' warnings were not unfounded and, as feared, frost damage occurred last week, reaching some lower-lying areas. Problem is that the apricot trees had already opened their blossoms due to the warm temperatures at the beginning of April; this happened later than usual, but still could not protect the delicate blossoms and buds from the dreaded night frosts. Due to the very cold temperatures, massive damage has now occurred; the

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