Oilseeds - Oilseeds

Pumpkin seeds: farmgate prices could rise further

July 18, 2022 at 4:20 PM, Der AUDITOR
Play report as audio

DALIAN. Chinese market players expect speculators to raise their commodity prices for shine skins once again. In the run-up to the Lunar Festival, domestic demand is expected to pick up significantly.

New offer on Wednesday

Farmgate prices in the shine skin market continue to stubbornly maintain their high level of CNY 19.6/kg, but Chinese traders fear that price increases will occur this week. Speculators, who hold the major part of the remaining goods from the old crop, are due to make a new offer on Wednesday (20/07) and estimates suggest it is likely to be around CNY 19.8-20.0/kg. The price increase is difficult to justify as there is virtually no export demand for prompt shipments and there are so many goods left that Chinese&nb

View related articles

Go to the News Overview
Mar 23, 2023
NEW DELHI. Attractive prices have prompted many farmers to sow more sesame seeds in India this year. This is, however, not the only reasen why the market is under pressure.
Mar 23, 2023
CHRUDIM. Although Easter is only two weeks away, the demand for blue poppy seeds is still very low in the Czech Republic. Prices have declined a bit and sowing is underway.
Mar 22, 2023
SOFIA/KYIV. Farmers in Bulgaria are protesting against the high volumes of sunflower seeds imported from Ukraine, which are said to exceed 1 million mt. These imports have certainly put the market under pressure.
Mar 21, 2023
DALIAN. Suppliers in China are having a hard time finding buyers for pumpkin seeds. Issue is that most exporters are well stocked. Prices have, however, remained high as supplies are limited.