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Pumpkin seeds: exporters reach limit

November 30, 2020 1:18 PM, Der AUDITOR
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BEIJING. China's pumpkin seed market seems has stabilised for the time being. Rising cargo rates are, however, driving up export prices.

Cargo rates continue to rise

Pumpkin seed exporters have reached their limit in China. Comparatively high purchase prices within China are preventing any price reductions. On top of this, a surge in cargo rates is partially offsetting cheaper sales prices. There are not enough containers available for loading, and proceedings are taking longer. Grade A Shine Skin kernels are trading in a range of USD 2.75-2.83/kg CFR Hamburg.

The situation is similar for GWS kernels. Little movement in prices is expected in the coming months, barring rising cargo rates and e

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