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Dried apricots: frost damage is being assessed

April 4, 2023 at 11:50 AM , Der AUDITOR
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MALATYA. As feared, frost occurred in the Turkish apricot growing regions last week. The resulting damage is currently being assessed, but seems to have been moderate.

Slight price increases

As anticipated by growers, two days of frost were reported in Malatya last week, which may cause significant damage to trees at this stage. In this case, the situation seems to have turned out mildly; the official assessment of the frost damage is currently underway, but it seems to be within moderate limits. The first results should be available at the end of the week. Under these conditions, commodity prices have increased by TRY 10/kg, while export prices are USD 50/mt higher than last week. Dried apricots, no 2 are currently at USD 6.75/kg

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