Pine nuts: harvesting starts in Russia

August 10, 2020 10:25 AM, Der AUDITOR
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BEIJING/MOSCOW. While supplies of raw pine nuts are still limited in China, harvesting has now started in Russia. Production is set to rise sharply in both countries.

High prices in Russia

Raw material supplies have run low in China with traders desperately looking for raw nuts to meet their contracts. Although harvesting has started in Russia, the producers are demanding extremely high prices of up to EUR 2.30/kg EXW Russia. Buyers from China at at the very most prepared to pay EUR 1.40 EUR/kg. The producers have, however, so far failed to respond to enquiries from China and prefer to sell in the domestic market.

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