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Dried apricots: high export target

October 25, 2022 at 3:59 PM, Der AUDITOR
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MALATYA. After a promising start to the export season, exporters are hoping to ship 40,000 mt of dried apricots overseas by the end of the year. Meanwhile, growers have to part with their hopes of price increases.

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Ramazan Özcan, chairman of the Malatya Commodity Exchange, explained that the global economic difficulties are also having a strong impact on agricultural markets and Turkish exporters have to fight hard to keep dried apricot exports at a high level. Nevertheless, the new season started with a good export pace: "In the first two months of the season, we exported 14,426 mt of dried apricots, earning USD 78.63 million. In the first 10 days of October, we exported about 2,000 mt. There is a partial decrease in volume due to the price increases of a

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