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Pumpkin seeds: price declines expected

September 7, 2020 3:39 PM, Der AUDITOR
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BEIJING. In Xinjiang the pumpkin seed harvest is progressing well and market players expect the goods to be available from the fourth week of September. The coronavirus situation...

... is now said to be under control and the authorities have initiated measures to ensure that the field work can run smoothly. The pumpkin seeds from northeast China are expected to arrive at the end of September, so that the full yield should be known from October. So far everything speaks for a good crop. In total the Chinese pumpkin seed production could reach 200.000 metric tonnes, according to a trader.

Due to the high crop volume and rather restrained demand, market players expect prices to decline in the long term, while domestic demand from roasting

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