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Pumpkin seeds: reduction of freight rates

March 28, 2022 at 4:45 PM , Der AUDITOR
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DALIAN. Chinese suppliers report a noticeable drop in freight rates, which could even continue. Meanwhile, the large quantity of available shine skins is putting pressure on traders.

Farmgate prices continue to decline

On the shine skin market, the trend of the last weeks continues. Farmgate prices have dropped once again and are now at a level of CNY 16.5/kg. The big speculators are still trying to push up prices, but so far without success. There is still such a large amount of raw materials available that Chinese traders expect to start the new season with high carry-over stocks. The new crop will be planted in the coming weeks and although it is still too early to get reliable information on the acreage, market playe

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