Dried beans: China increases mung bean imports

December 6, 2023 at 12:30 PM , Der AUDITOR
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BEIJING. According to the Chinese customs office, the country has significantly increased its mung bean imports from Uzbekistan. Snowfall is making loading difficult in some areas where black kidney beans are grown.

Snowfall complicates the transport of black kidney beans

Prices for black kidney beans on the Chinese market had already risen slightly last month, and the price increases are continuing to an even greater extent this time. Market players cite the limited availability in the growing regions as the main reason for this, in addition to the fact that snowfall in recent weeks has made loading and transport significantly more difficult. However, the high prices are causing buyers to hold back and only buy the goods they need to fulfil their orders instead of stocking up

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