New crop in times of Covid-19
According to reports, farmers in parts of Xinjiang have now started harvesting. However, it will take a few more weeks until the pumpkin seeds are cleaned and dried, and the first shipments should be able to take place in September. There are no new results concerning the quality of the new crop yet, because due to the recent increase in the number of infections in Xinjiang, traders are reluctant to travel to the Chinese province to check on the goods.
Meanwhile, in the port city of Dalian, all the inhabitants of the c