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Dried apricots: farmgate prices are decreasing

February 1, 2022 3:36 PM, Der AUDITOR
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MALATYA. Weak demand is causing commodity prices for Turkish dried apricots to decline. This is also reflected in export prices. However, low stocks could become a problem.

Only 15,000 mt still available

Although the temperatures in Turkey are generally milder again, the snowfall in the growing areas of Malatya continues. This repeatedly leads to closures of various companies for days at a time. Market players report that raw material sales are sluggish, resulting in price declines. Prices are currently fluctuating between TRY 83 and 85/kg, but traders will soon part with their stocks, pushing prices down further.

The cheaper farmgate prices are also reflected in the export prices, which are about USD 1

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