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Buckwheat: first price indications for the new crop

August 19, 2021 9:00 AM, Der AUDITOR
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BEIJING. Chinese farmers will soon start harvesting buckwheat and market players are very optimistic. The export ban from the Eurasian Customs Union will remain in place until the end of the month for the time being.

Good crop prospects in Chifeng

Farmers in the province of Chifeng in north-eastern China will start harvesting buckwheat in September, so it may take up to three weeks before the harvest begins. So far, market players are optimistic about yields. In fact, the yield in Chifeng is expected to be sufficient to meet export demand. However, the situation is different in the north-western growing regions. Due to the drought, low yields are to be expected here, and individual fields may have become completely unusable.

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