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Buckwheat: "insufficient“ export demand

March 30, 2022 at 11:54 AM , Der AUDITOR
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BEIJING. The Chinese buckwheat market lacks demand and traders fear that imported goods will put pressure on the domestic market. Germany, meanwhile, has reduced its buckwheat imports compared to last year.

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In the Chinese market, there is a lack of demand from domestic buyers, and market players also describe interest from foreign buyers as "insufficient". The processing quota, e.g. in cleaning companies, has shrunk significantly and stocks are also declining. There are said to be moderate import stocks in the port of Manjur, a city in Inner Mongolia, but these cannot be distributed at the usual pace due to pandemic-related restrictions. Security measures and labour shortages continue to cause delays in domestic handling

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