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Pumpkin seeds: new crop is developing well

June 13, 2022 at 4:53 PM, Der AUDITOR
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DALIAN. Chinese market players are positive about the new crop, which is reportedly developing well. Overall, the market is currently fairly sluggish and demand is very weak.

Hardly any new contracts signed

For several weeks, the Chinese pumpkin seed market has been characterised by extremely sluggish trading activities. On the one hand, this is certainly due to the very high farmgate prices; these continue to be around CNY 19.6/kg for shine skins. According to market players, there is virtually no buying interest from overseas, so suppliers have no reason to stock up at the expensive prices. At the moment, it also does not look like the demand situation will improve noticeably in the coming weeks, and hardly any new orders are bein

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