Pine nuts: availability is shrinking

December 2, 2020 2:13 PM, Der AUDITOR
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BEIJING. Due to the lack of availability of raw nuts, the supplies of Chinese pine nut exporters are shrinking noticeably. No improvement is in sight for the time being.

Only occasional price indications

Chinese pine nut exporters are reducing their offers more and more. Some have not been offering for weeks and even those who still gave price indications are now only doing so for individual positions at a high level. The offers for pine nuts, Pinus sibirica, 1,200 pcs/100g of are currently at USD 24,500/mt CFR Hamburg. Market players reckon that no more goods will be offered on the free market in the near future and that the situation will might ease after the Chinese New Year, should the export problems with Ru

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