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Dried apricots: fierce competition

November 7, 2023 at 12:26 PM , Der AUDITOR
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MALATYA. Turkish dried apricots are facing increased competition from growing countries such as Uzbekistan, Iran and Afghanistan. Although the quality is said to be lower here, the prices are much more competitive. This is having an impact on demand for Turkish produce.

Natural dried apricots are becoming more expensive

The situation on the Turkish dried apricot market shows little change from last week. Demand is still weak and export prices are stable, with only one sector showing any movement: The commodity prices for unsulphured dried apricots are rising continuously. The reason for this is that the quantity available this season is very limited; prices are now up to TRY 280/kg.

Tough competition

Exporters are particularly concerned about the lack of demand from foreign buyers. New customers are

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