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Dried apricots: good prospects for the new export season

July 26, 2022 at 3:30 PM , Der AUDITOR
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MALATYA/REUS. This year's crop in Turkey is almost 10% smaller than last year, but there are still high hopes for this export season. Farmgate prices have risen due to low stocks.

Global production declines by 4.1%

The International Nut and Dried Fruit Council (INC), citing the Aegean Exporters' Association, reports that Turkish dried apricot production in the 2022/23 season will be almost 10% lower than last year and will reach 85,610 mt. This is due to heavy rains and frost during the important flowering phase, which led to crop damages. A similar situation is emerging for Iran, while Uzbekistan is able to increase its production by 40% to 7,000 mt; in Afghanistan, production is even 50% higher than last year. According to the latest I

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