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Dried apricots: farmers speculate on price increases

March 16, 2021 11:26 AM, Der AUDITOR
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MALATYA. Due to the early flowering phase, the risk of frost damage is particularly high. For this reason, many growers are holding back their goods for the time being, hoping for price increases in the near future.

Prices continue to vary strongly

The start of the flowering period is imminent and thus occurs earlier than usual due to the unusually warm temperatures in February. This increases the risk of frost damage, which would have a negative impact on the crop volume. For this reason, many farmers are currently holding back their farmgate goods and have decided to wait for the flowering period. They are speculating on being able to sell their apricots at higher prices in the event of damage. However, market players state that exporters have sufficient r

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