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Dried apricots: price cuts let buyers breathe a sigh of relief

November 16, 2021 3:38 PM, Der AUDITOR
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MALATYA. The devaluation of the Turkish lira has ensured that the reductions in export prices long hoped for by buyers have taken place. However, the future price development remains unclear for the time being due to the volatile Turkish financial market.

High demand worldwide

Turkish market players report that farmgate prices remain at their high level of TRY 55-60/kg, but export prices have fallen due to the repeated devaluation of the Turkish lira. This initially provides some relief for buyers who have struggled with the sometimes inexplicable continuous price increases in recent weeks. Traders report high global demand, including from Arab countries. As buyers are aware that there are less goods available than last year, they are also accepting the high prices. Despite the higher product

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