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Pumpkin seeds: freight costs are a decisive factor

February 8, 2022 12:13 PM, Der AUDITOR
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DALIAN. The Chinese pumpkin seed market is still sluggish after last week's holidays. It will probably take some time before trading activity returns to a normal level. The development of freight costs in the coming weeks will also be important for the market.

Calm markets after the holidays

After the Chinese New Year holidays, the current trading week is off to a very relaxed start. Not all people have returned to their jobs yet. This should change again in the coming days, but what to expect in the market in the coming weeks remains to be seen. Usually, after the turn of the year, domestic demand slows down a bit and the attention of market players slowly turns to sowing for the coming crop. The size of the acreage is an important factor for pricing in the coming months, although it should not be neg

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