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Dried apricots: focus is on the new crop

May 17, 2022 at 3:48 PM, Der AUDITOR
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MALATYA. The damage estimates after the night frosts in the Turkish growing areas are almost completed and there are first cautious forecasts for the new crop. Prices, meanwhile, are maintaining their high level.

Stable exports

Amidst the partly chaotic conditions on the apricot market due to frost damage, the past few days were relatively calm. Despite high export prices, exports continue to run satisfactorily and growers are trying to clear old stocks and focus on the new crop. Market players estimate that around 10,000 mt of the old crop is still in storage at present.

Last week Turkey exported 801 mt of dried apricots and apricot products, compared to 950 mt in the same week last year. Since the beginning of the season, total exports are 72,17

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