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Dried apricots: no end to the price rally

October 12, 2021 12:53 PM, Der AUDITOR
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MALATYA. Week after week, Turkish market players expect apricot prices to have peaked - and are wrong again this time. Suppliers are increasingly getting into trouble as a result.

Price increases of more than USD 1,000/mt

After reaching a historic record high of TRY 45-50/kg last week (peak price 2020: TRY 20-25/kg), farmgate prices increased again. In the meantime, raw materials are being traded at TRY 58-60/kg and still no one can say whether the price increases are over - however, market players now reckon that this will not be the case. Even speculators are alarmed by such high prices, especially as there is still no explanation that would justify such a situation. Dried apricots, no 2, for example, are

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