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Dried apricots: inflation affects exports

September 20, 2022 11:44 AM, Der AUDITOR
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MALATYA. Inflation and the accompanying decline in purchasing power in the buyer countries are causing Turkish apricot exports to be lower than last year so far. Nevertheless, there is hope that the high export target could eventually be reached.

Growers do not want to lower prices

Turkish market players report that demand on the apricot market still leaves a lot to be desired, but farmgate prices are holding relatively stable, contrary to expectations. The market is extremely calm; farmers do not want to lower their prices any further, while exporters think they are currently paying too much. Market experts do not expect prices to fall further for the time being, provided exports can maintain their current level. Only small varieties like no 8 will become slightly cheaper. Farmgate prices for no 3 and no 4

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