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Dried apricots: Turkey relies on strict controls

March 10, 2020 11:53 AM, Der AUDITOR
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MALATYA. Official reports state that Turkey has so far been spared from Covid-19 infections. Market players...

...report that strict controls are being applied. All travellers are tested on their return to Turkey and further observed as a precaution.

Despite Ramadan drawing close, exports are suprisingly stable. While total exports have only risen 0.8% since the start of the season, the share of whole dried apricots has increased by 4.4% to 59,214 metric tonnes. By contrast, the export volume of industrial apricots has decreased by 25% to 5,416 metric tonnes. Turkey shipped 1,918 metric tonnes of whole dried apricots overseas in the first week of March, an increase of nearly 500 metric tonne

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