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Pumpkin seeds: holidays slow down trading activity

January 17, 2022 at 2:16 PM, Der AUDITOR
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DALIAN. Chinese New Year is approaching and is drawing the attention of traders. In addition to the upcoming holidays, coronavirus outbreaks in some cities could, according to market players, lead to trading activity being curbed further.

Buying interest is low

Expensive goods and high freight costs made Chinese pumpkin seeds much less attractive to buyers from overseas this season, which was also reflected in demand. Export prices for shine skins, grade A are currently at a level of USD 4,020/mt CFR EMP and GWS kernels of similar quality are significantly cheaper than last week at USD 4,205/mt CFR. However, some suppliers are still stressing how tight the supply of GWS kernels is and some traders are finding it difficult to get them. This is especially true for organic goods. Prices a

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