Dried beans: sharp price declines for black kidney beans

September 6, 2023 at 12:50 PM , Der AUDITOR
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BEIJING. Weak demand has caused prices for Chinese black kidney beans to decline significantly. The low buying interest is also still felt in the other bean markets.

Hardly any demand for black kidney beans

Prices for black kidney beans have fallen sharply month-on-month. According to Chinese traders, this is mainly due to low demand, as suppliers are only stocking up on the bare necessities and larger purchases are missing. Reports of a smaller acreage are also failing to support prices. Weather conditions were also mixed during the growing season - while some growing areas were dry, others experienced heavy rainfall. However, from the Chinese province of Heilongjiang, growers report that this had little impact on the developme

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