100,000 mt as export target
The export season for dried apricots, which started on 1 August 2021, has been very satisfactory for Turkish exporters so far. In February alone, 5,797 mt of dried apricots from Malatya were sold for a total of USD 28.8 million. Ramazan Özcan, chairman of the Malatya Commodity Exchange, said that market players are very satisfied with this result.
"In the first seven months of the season, we exported 57,528 tonnes of dried apricots, earning almost USD 251.5 million. These are important numbers. While the effect