Turkey has made a successful entry into dried apricots 2020-2021 season.
In the first quarter of 2020-2021, Turkey’s dried apricots export fell 13.47 percent in terms of quantity, showed a 8.3 percent increase in foreign exchange basis. Turkey, in the first quarter of the 2020/21 has exported dried apricots to 90 countries in different parts of the world.
dried apricot is a form of Turkey’s traditional export products, it was left behind in the first quarter of the 2020/21 . according to data from August 1-October 31, 2020 , 25000 tons of dried apricots has exported, has the value of 82 million 291 thousand dollars.
Dried apricot exports amounted to 29 thousand 829 tons equivalent to 75 million 974 thousand dollars between 1 August and 31 October 2019. Exported for an average of 2 thousand 765 dollars in the 2019/20 season.
Turkish dried apricot seller
dried turkish apricots has buyers in 90 countries
Turkish apricots were exported 23 percent more value added on dollar basis. Stating that the dry apricot harvest for 2020 was announced as 85 thousand tons by the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Chairman of the Aegean Dried Fruits and Products Exporters Association Birol Celep noted that the low dried apricot harvest compared to the previous years increased the export price.
Drawing attention to the tendency towards foods that strengthen the immune system in the body due to the pandemic, Celep said, “Well apricot is on the list of foods that strengthen the immune system of the World Health Organization. Therefore, the demand for dried apricots brought a price increase of 23.3 percent on dollar basis. In the coming period, the export price of dried apricots may increase a little more