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Dried apricots: no end to price increases in sight

August 24, 2021 11:38 AM, Der AUDITOR
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MALATYA. Commodity prices in Turkey are continuously rising, which is of course also reflected in export prices. Market players do not expect the price rally to end soon.

High demand drives up prices

The Turkish dried apricot market is in turmoil due to price developments. Market players report continuous increases - farmgate prices are rising by at least TRY 1.00/kg per week for the large fruits, and by as much as TRY 2.00/kg per week for the small fruits. This is of course also reflected in export prices, which have climbed by at least USD 50/mt FOB. For the time being, traders reckon that the price increase will continue, as there are reports of great buying interest on the part of traders and exporters. Demand from

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