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Pumpkin seeds: first price indications for the new crop

August 17, 2021 at 12:52 PM , Der AUDITOR
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BEIJING. Harvest is about to start in most Chinese growing regions, although rising coronavirus infections could lead to delays. Some market players are already offering first price indications for the new crop.

Lockdowns may delay harvest

Both prices for GWS kernels and Shine Skins are holding steady with only slight price declines for the old crop. Meanwhile, market players are completely focused on the new crop as the harvest has already started in some regions. In the important growing areas in northwest China, the harvesting process will last from 25 August to 20 September. Due to the increasing cases of Covid-19 infections in this region, some areas are in lockdown, which could delay the harvesting process. Weather conditions have been favourable so far, so there

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