Oilseeds - Oilseeds

Pumpkin seeds: freight charges hit all-time high

December 16, 2020 8:02 AM, Der AUDITOR
Play report as audio

BEJING. High freight charges are driving up pumpkin seed prices, despite subdued demand.

Firm prices in China

Although demand is largely subdued, prices have remained firm in China. High raw kernel prices are preventing further declines in market prices, especially since traders and speculators hold large volumes. They are not prepared to sell at low prices with which they would incur losses. Offers for grade AA shine skin kernels are very much limited. High demand from the roasters in China is also driving up the market for grade A kernels. 

Pumpk

View related articles

Go to the News Overview
Oilseeds
Aug 11, 2022
NEW DELHI/ISLAMABAD. Indian traders see Pakistan as the biggest competitor this season as the crop there is expected to be 40% higher than last year. The palm oil market continues to put pressure on prices.
Oilseeds
Aug 10, 2022
BUDAPEST/CHRUDIM. While crop estimates in the Czech Republic have improved slightly compared to earlier forecasts, the mood on the Hungarian blue poppy seed market has reached zero. Meanwhile, the new EU regulation is causing concern among market players in all growing countries.
Oilseeds
Aug 8, 2022
DALIAN. In the Chinese growing regions, the harvest will start in the coming days and the farmers are in the middle of preparations. However, the shine skin growers in particular are facing various difficulties.
Oilseeds
Aug 4, 2022
NEW DELHI. Although the prices for sesame seeds are rising continuously in India, they are not high enough for traders. Black sesame seed supplies are running low driven by an upsurge in demand in China.