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Dried apricots: too many question marks

October 10, 2023 at 3:21 PM , Der AUDITOR
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MALATYA. The unstable Turkish lira, geopolitical tensions and liquidity problems for traders and exporters are just some of the uncertainties currently dominating the apricot market. Little trade is taking place.

Only 20% have been sold

The Turkish apricot market has had a sluggish start to the new season, and there is no real improvement in sight yet. Most of the new crop commodities are still in the hands of growers, and the quantity sold to traders and exporters is said to be only 20% so far. This is due to the lack of cash, the high prices and the fact that traders often have hardly any storage facilities left due to the earthquake damage. Exporters also continue to stock up only with the bare necessities. The current peak in prices has probably been reached, but there c

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