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Dried apricots: Ramadan brings trade to a standstill

April 18, 2023 at 11:44 AM , Der AUDITOR
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MALATYA. Due to the Ramadan celebrations, work is only being done on three days this week in Turkey and trade is largely at a standstill. Opinions are divided on how prices will develop after Ramadan.

Better conditions

The weather conditions in the Turkish apricot growing regions are now more favourable than a few weeks ago. More sunshine is reported, but rain is expected to fall throughout Turkey towards the end of the week. The weather remains a risk factor into May, but growers are optimistic as no further cold spells are forecast so far.

Currently, there are many blossoms on the apricot trees, but this does not give any indication of the crop quantity, as market players point out. Here, first estimates should be available after the development of the

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