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Dried apricots: quiet markets at the end of the year

December 23, 2020 10:26 AM, Der AUDITOR
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MALATYA. Little is happening in the markets over the holidays. Market players continue to quote their prices on a daily basis due to the volatile lira.

All eyes on the lira

Turkish market players report that the apricot market remains calm and stable at the moment. Exporters do not expect this situation to change until mid-January at the earliest, as the Christmas and New Year holidays, as well as restrictions due to the coronavirus pandemic, will further dampen buying interest. It is expected that commodity prices could decline slightly, but not for all sizes. As supply is tight for small fruits, prices here should remain stable. Much now depends on the performance of the Turkish lira, which is currently trading a

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