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Pumpkin seeds: prices remain high

April 3, 2023 at 4:48 PM , Der AUDITOR
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DALIAN. Various circumstances ensure that the Chinese pumpkin seed market will not see any price declines in the near future. The GWS market in particular faces major challenges in 2023.

No incentive for growers

For several weeks now, Chinese pumpkin seed prices have been holding their level, and this week is no exception; neither commodity nor export prices show any changes. Demand is decidedly weak in both the domestic and export markets, which would normally lead to a drop in prices. The fact that this is not happening suggests that there is very little product left in the market - this is especially true for GWS kernels. One Chinese trader reports that there are only just under 2,000 mt left, and there is no prospect of this improving any time s

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