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Pumpkin seeds: speculative trading picks up again

October 18, 2021 at 11:22 AM, Der AUDITOR
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BEIJING. Last week, speculators took a break in commodity buying. However, this lasted much shorter than market players had expected. This also has an impact on export prices.

Speculators are back

A number of different Chinese traders and companies have been tempted into speculative purchases of pumpkin seeds this year. Last week, many of them had briefly suspended their buying activities. Market players had reckoned that the speculators were aiming to let market prices decline and then strike again, but they did not wait that long. Since last Saturday, in addition to the traditional traders, the companies that were previously known for trading in other products, including garlic, have also been back on the market. Market p

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