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Pumpkin seeds: suppliers need to be patient

July 21, 2021 at 5:16 PM , Der AUDITOR
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BEIJING. Pumpkin seed suppliers in China need to be patient. Issue is that most customers are on holiday. Prices have, nevertheless, changed.

Buyers enjoy summer break

Traders in China report that as it is July, many buyers are on holiday. There are only very few enquiries for prompt shipments and for the new crop. Patience is required until the new crop arrives in autumn. Export price, however, by no means reflect this firm market situation.

Freight rates rise further

Issue is that freight rates are still going up, despite the domestic market being firm. Shipments to European main ports currently cost around USD 8,500 in a 20’ container. This has driven up export pr

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