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Pumpkin seed kernels: Risk-taking willingness of exporters

November 15, 2016 at 11:05 AM , Der AUDITOR
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DALIAN. Chinese buyers are still delighted at the good demand for pumpkin seed kernels, which left a lot to be desired in the last months.

 Buyers are using the low price level to cover themselves. Contracts are entered mainly for shipments in the new year.

 

pumpkin seed kernels, China

type

Grade

USD/mt

GWS

A

2,160

GWS

AA

2,390

shine skin

A

2,140

shine skin

AA

2,390

CFR Hamburg

 

 

 

Things are in motion
According to traders, prices will continue to increase but it is not expected to be much anymore. No one wants to take the risk of having prospective buyers changing their minds because of unattractive prices. Depending on the seller, prices can vary decidedly. Some are maintaining last week’s level, other have sold their supplies and have to recalculate using the current raw material prices before making an offer. The better sales work out now, the more likely it is that farmers will still want to grow enough pumpkin seed kernels in the next year. 

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PSK, GWS, grade A, 6.11-1.8
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PSK, hulled, shine skin, grade A, 5.95-1.7

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