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Pumpkin seeds: focus is on the 2021 crop

July 12, 2021 1:54 PM, Der AUDITOR
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BEIJING. Market players are focusing on this year's pumpkin seed crop in China, while freight costs are holding at a high level and traders are expecting further increases.

Yield risk due to rainfalls

As the 2020/2021 season draws to a close, trading activity in the Chinese pumpkin seed market is correspondingly quiet. Market players are focusing on the new crop, the development of which is being observed with slight concern. So far, the weather in the growing regions has been favourable, traders report, but there are fears that the heavy rains currently falling over the east of the country could also move into the western growing regions.

Export prices fluctuate

At origin, prices for Shine Sk

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