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Pumpkin seeds: no room for price cuts

December 7, 2020 2:55 PM, Der AUDITOR
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BEIJING. As export prices are getting increasingly close to the purchase prices at origin, exporters cannot make further downward adjustments. At the moment there is almost no trading activity.

Hardly any profit margins

As was to be expected after the developments of the past weeks, prices for Shine Skins have not fallen any further. Due to the high purchase prices at origin, Chinese pumpkin seed exporters are already barely making significant profit margins on their sales, and freight rates have also risen rapidly. Even if the traders are longing for more sales, they cannot make any further downward price adjustments. Market players do not expect this situation to change in the coming weeks. Especially for Shine Skins, Grade AA, there are hardly any

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