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Dried apricots: prices surge again

January 11, 2022 10:26 AM, Der AUDITOR
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MALATYA. Price declines remain wishful thinking in Turkey's dried apricot market. The opposite is, in fact, the case as export prices had risen sharply. Demand, however, remains strong.

USA most important export destination

According to the Malatya Commodity Exchange exports clearly ranged higher than in 2020 in the five-month period between August and December. Dried apricot exports thereby climbed to 46,394 mt worth USD 197 million. The USA is the leading export destination for Turkey as 5,950 mt of dried apricots worth around USD 28 million were shipped to here. France (3,871 mt worth USD 18.5 million) and Germany (3,213 mt worth USD 16.2 million) are next in line. Weekly exports recently ranged at 1,422 mt, which is higher than the 1,224 mt exp

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