Production to fall short of estimates
Traders in Turkey reckon that it is difficult to predict how exporters will react to the continuing depreciation of the Turkish lira. While some suspect that export prices will fall, others think that prices will remain firm. Issue is that farmgate prices are stable and range twice as high as last year since less apricots were harvested.
While the Commission, under the chairmanship of the Directorate of Agriculture and Forestry, estimates this year's dried apricot production at 85,000 mt, other organisations consid