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Dried apricots: impossible demands

October 18, 2022 at 10:10 AM, Der AUDITOR
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MALATYA. Buyers may want to see further price reductions for dried apricots. High production costs, however, render this impossible. Exports certainly range much lower than last year.

Inflation and high costs

As many exporters are attending the SIAL in Paris this week trading is rather subuded for dried apricots. Although demand is expected to rise a bit after the fair, buyers are waiting for further price cuts. Turkey's high inflation coupled with the rise in production and processing costs, however, render lower prices impossible. Expectation is rather that prices will level off on last year's level. Growers even hoped for higher prices but were heavily disappointed. Wide price gaps exist and dried lerida no 2 apricots are trading in a range of

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