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Dried apricots: trade at a standstill

February 7, 2023 at 12:52 PM , Der AUDITOR
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MALATYA. The devastating earthquake in the Turkish-Syrian border area ensures that the focus is currently far away from the apricot market. At the moment, neither trading activities nor exports are taking place.

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Following the severe earthquake that struck ten Turkish provinces and northern Syria on 6 February, trade in the apricot market is currently at a standstill. The Malatya growing region is one of the hardest hit areas; everything there is currently focused on rescuing the injured and organising foreign aid workers and goods. To make matters worse, large parts of the infrastructure have been damaged, making transport difficult overall. In addition, a seven-day state mourning has been declared in Turkey, while the death toll is rising by the h

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