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Buckwheat: ideal conditions

August 3, 2022 10:30 AM, Der AUDITOR
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BEIJING. Rain has created ideal conditions for the new buckwheat crop in China. Demand is, however, leaving much to be desired.

Low demand

Buckwheat prices have declined by around USD 40/mt in China in recent weeks as demand is very much subdued. Suppliers, for instance, report that buyers are not quite as interested in buckwheat noodles, which has prompted manufacturers to limit their supplies. As they still hold sufficient stocks buying has nearly come to a standstill.

Farmers, however, have good news as the seeds have profitted from good soil moisture, which was driven up by rain. Farm supplies are, however, rather limited. Although prices should remain firm for now, this may chan

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