Some exporters have come to terms with the high freight charges and have adapted their prices accordingly. A 20' FCL container currently costs more than USD 6,000 to ship from China to Hamburg. The export prices for A grade shine skin and GWS kernels have remained firm for the time being at USD 3.79/kg and USD 3.78/kg CFR Hamburg respectively.
Farmgate prices for shine skine kernels have, however, risen nominally from CNY 16.30/kg to CNY 16.40/kg in China within one week. Demand is, nevertheless, subdued as normally is the case in summer w