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Pumpkin seeds: sowing in the final stages

May 6, 2021 12:56 PM, Der AUDITOR
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BEIJING. Sowing is expected to continue in the Chinese growing regions until the end of May. Only then do many market players want to engage in further speculation.

Little movement in the coming weeks

The Chinese pumpkin seed market remained quiet this week due to the Labour Day holiday and farmgate prices for Shine Skins have stabilised at a level of CNY 16.4-16.5/kg. Farmers are still busy sowing for the new crop, and will probably continue to do so until the end of May. Many market players are currently waiting until the fields are tilled to get an idea of the situation. For the time being, stable prices can be expected in the coming weeks, according to a Chinese trader. However, a rising price trend is to be expec

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