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Dried apricots: the situation is coming to a head

January 9, 2024 at 4:20 PM , Der AUDITOR
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MALATYA. There is still little trading activity on the Turkish dried apricot market and processing companies remain closed. Exports are also showing an increasingly worrying picture.

Farmers do not give in

The situation on the Turkish dried apricot market continues to deteriorate. The processing factories remain closed as there is still virtually no trading activity and they are therefore not receiving any orders. Traders and exporters are also holding back, as farmers are still insisting on their high price levels and do not appear to be planning to deviate from them any time soon. Jumbo grades are trading at TRY 160-165/kg, while no 1 to 4 are at TRY 150-155/kg. Exporters refuse to stockpile at these prices and only buy as soon as they have re

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