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Pumpkin seeds: food innovations to drive up demand

April 6, 2021 1:57 PM, Der AUDITOR
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BEJING. Food innovations may drive up domestic demand for Shine Skins in China. Prices are at present, however, rather encouraging for overseas buyers.

Freight charges range lower

Freight charges for a 20' Full Container Load range well below USD 4,000 again. Market players, however, reckon that the recent blockage of the Suez Canal may prompt a backlash and a temporary rise in prices. The canal had to close for nearly a week after the cargo ship Ever Given ran aground delaying around 400 vessels. Estimates state that around USD 9 billion in trade were held up every day during the six-day blockage. Now, ports in Europe are busy unloading containers, which are expected to become sparse.

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