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Dried apricots: market in deadlock

October 17, 2023 at 10:56 AM , Der AUDITOR
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MALATYA. High farmgate price are preventing the quotations for dried apricots to decline to more normal levels despite demand being low. The prices for unsulphured dried apricots have basically exploded.

High farmgate prices

Turkey's dried apricots market is witnessing a deadlock. Export demand has come to a standstill and suppliers refrain from stocking up. Normally such a situation as early as this in the season would prompt farmers to reduce their prices to be able to sell, but things are totally different this year. Trouble is that production costs have surged rendering it impossible for them to sell at lower rates without a loss. Supplies of unsulphured dried apricots are also very much limited this season, which is driving up prices. Jumbo apricots are tr

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