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Dried apricots: hail damage in Malatya

May 16, 2023 at 3:40 PM , Der AUDITOR
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MALATYA. Heavy rain and hailstorms have caused damage to apricot trees, and there is still no end in sight. Elections remain a key issue in Turkey, with run-off elections due at the end of the month.

Elections continue

Market players report that markets remain very quiet following Turkey's national elections over the weekend. As neither incumbent Erdogan nor challenger Kilicdaroglu could reach the required 50% of the vote, they will have to face a run-off election on 28 May. As the outcome remains uncertain, the market situation has not changed much and the wait-and-see attitude continues. Prices are therefore at the same level as last week and are at USD 7,000/mt FOB Mersin for dried apricots, no 2. There is currently no sign of a decline in commodity prices, a

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