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Buckwheat: Germany increases imports by almost 25%

March 1, 2022 4:47 PM, Der AUDITOR
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BEIJING. In the Chinese buckwheat market, the development of demand is of great importance, especially in the domestic market. Meanwhile, the latest import data to Germany show that imports increased by almost a quarter last year.

Sporadic imports from Russia

In the Chinese market, buckwheat prices have already been moving at a similar level for a few weeks, with only slight fluctuations. Before the Chinese New Year, prices had increased, but these adjustments have since been reversed. Only organic buckwheat continued to trend a little higher. Raw material supplies continue to run low and farmers are reluctant to sell their stocks, while traders would like to replenish theirs. Smaller quantities of buckwheat were occasionally imported from Russia, but there are currently no maj

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