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Dried apricots: prices continue to decline

August 29, 2023 at 4:52 PM , Der AUDITOR
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MALATYA. Both commodity and export prices for new crop dried apricots continue their downward trend. Buyers are nevertheless not satisfied with the price trend, especially when it comes to unsulphured goods.

Exporters buy only small quantities

In Turkey, temperatures dropped to 30°C in the first half of the week, accompanied by rains and storms. However, as the apricot harvest and drying have been completed in the meantime, there is no longer any risk of damage.

Meanwhile, prices for the new crop have continued to decline by about TRY 10/kg. Exporters are still finding it difficult to buy larger quantities because they cannot get the necessary loans from the banks. After the Turkish central bank raised the key interest rate again at the end of last week, the

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