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Prices for apricots are falling in Moldova, but a comeback is possible soon

Published Aug 13, 2021

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In late July - early August, wholesale prices for apricots on the Moldovan market decreased by 1-2 lei / kg every week, reaching an average level of about 18 lei / kg ($ 1 / kg) by the end of the second decade of this month. Nevertheless, it is about 2-3 lei / kg higher than last year's price in the first decade of August. Exporting traders associate relatively high prices for apricots in July-August this year with the relatively high quality of products sent for export, as well as with the reorientation of the direction of export supplies.

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So, EastFruit previously reported that if in 2020 about half of the total export volume (2 thousand tons) of Moldovan apricot supplies fell to Ukraine, then this year the share of EU countries in the export structure of this product will increase to about 80-85%. Hungary and Lithuania were added to the list of European exporters. Read also: Moldovan producers of apple concentrate are advised to increase their purchases of raw materials Despite a slow, small, but constant decline in wholesale prices for apricots in 2021, according to the heads of horticultural farms, a comeback is still possible in August - a slight increase in wholesale prices for high-quality apricots of mid- and late-ripening varieties, in ...
Source: Eastfruit
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