Freight costs reach USD 9,000
As usual druing the summer and holiday season, the Chinese pumpkin seed market remains quiet. Export enquiries for prompt off-contract shipments are few and far between, and domestic demand is also low. Freight prices play a decisive role, too. Although they are no longer rising to the same extent as before, the trend is still going upwards. A 20' FCL for shipments to the EMP currently costs USD 8,500-9,000.
Prices for the new crop still unknown
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