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Dried apricots: large supply meets low demand

September 5, 2023 at 4:48 PM , Der AUDITOR
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MALATYA. As traders and exporters lack the financial means, the big purchases of the new crop have so far failed to materialise. The farmers, who depend on the money to repair their warehouses, are anything but thrilled about this.

Farmers want to sell quickly

Turkish growers have harvested, dried and stoned all their apricots by now, so there is no longer any danger from the weather for this season. The farmers' warehouses are full and they are now gradually bringing their produce to the market, but the large supply is meeting with little demand. The traders and exporters are facing big financial problems, as the banks often do not grant them loans for their raw material purchases, and they therefore cannot stock up on the new crop. The exporters are now trying their best to reduce their stoc

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