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Dried apricots: high ambitions for new season

August 10, 2021 11:40 AM, Der AUDITOR
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MALATYA. Turkey's dried apricot producers are not only very much satisfied with the current season but are also highly optimistic for the new season. Ambitions are high in the export market.

Sharp rise in exports anticipated

Turkey shipped 88,355 mt of dried apricots and dried apricot products overseas between August 2020 and July 2021. Although this falls short of the 96,798 mt exported in the same period in 2019/2020, exports have been relatively firm in recent years, while the export value has risen. In an interview with Anadolu Aganecy (AA) Ramazan Özcan, Chairman of Malatya Commoditiy Exchange, recently stated that dried apricot exports have contributed USD 292 million to Turkey's economy in the last two years and that USD 30 million more were

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