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Dried apricots: the long wait for the TMO

August 19, 2020 4:13 PM, Der AUDITOR
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MALATYA. Harvesting is nearly complete in Malatya. The farmgate and export prices for dried apricots range on a relatively high level as the market continues to wait for the TMO to issue prices.

Lower yields

In Malatya, where 70% of the world's dried apricots are produced, harvesting is largely complete. Farmgate and export prices have remained stable on a high level over the last few days. The high prices are mainly driven by low yields caused by frost and the monilinia disease. Export demand is very good, whereas growers and exporters are now impatiently waiting for the TMO to issue base prices. The farmgate prices for new crop range at TRY 18-20/kg and jumbo apricots are tradign in a rage of TRY 25-30/kg. Traders and growers are very much satisfied with

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