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Dried apricots: weak exports

April 16, 2024 at 11:04 AM , Der AUDITOR
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MALATYA. Turkey's exports are failing to catch up on last year for dried apricots. Weather conditions are ideal in Malatya. Prices refuse to move.

Fixed prices

Prospects are still very good in Turkey as weather conditions are ideal with temperatures ranging at 24-27C (75-80F) and no frost forecast. These conditions should prevail this week. Although the current prospects render price hikes impossible, declines are also not anticipated.

Issue is that supplies in high quality are limited and it will take more than three months for the new crop to arrive. Prices will, therefore, only move in a narrow range until then and have remained fixed at USD 7.00/kg FOB Mersin for no 2 dried apricots. Quotations for

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