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Dried apricots: market is slowly coming to life

April 25, 2023 at 11:59 AM , Der AUDITOR
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MALATYA. After hardly any trading took place during Ramadan, market players are now returning to Malatya. The market is still quiet, but business is expected to pick up in the next few days.

Danger of frost apparently over

After the end of Ramadan on 21 April, the apricot market has not yet really awoken from its temporary dormancy. Life is slowly returning to earthquake-ravaged Malatya as residents return from family visits. By next week, there should be more clarity regarding the development of the apricot trees. Temperatures in the growing areas are in line with seasonal normal, ranging from 16-21°C during the day and 5-8°C at night, with plenty of sunshine. The dreaded danger of frost seems to have been banished.

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