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Dried apricots: speculations run wild

May 31, 2022 at 11:10 AM , Der AUDITOR
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MALATYA. Opinions differ widely in Turkey's dried fruit market. Disagreement presists on the prospects for the country's dried apricot production and on the prices for the new crop.

Opinions differ widely

The market is currently assessing the extent of the damage and the impact on this year's dried apricot production. Speculations will continue to run wild until estimates will become available in mid-June. While some reckon that production will be similar in size to last year, others are convinced that supplies will range much lower, especially for dried apricots in export quality.

Opinions also differ on prices. While some traders expect prices to range lower than they do now, albeit not below levels witness before the frost, others st

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