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Pumpkin seeds: tough times for Chinese suppliers

February 28, 2022 at 12:10 PM , Der AUDITOR
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DALIAN. There is currently hardly any demand on the pumpkin seed market, so many Chinese suppliers are reducing their margins in order to be able to lower prices. Market players expect significant price declines from April onwards.

Sowing of the new crop starts in April

The shine skin market continues to show stability with only nominal price fluctuations and there is no change in farmgate prices; they remain at CNY 17.8/kg. Chinese suppliers say it is a tough time as there is hardly any demand. This applies to both the domestic and export markets. Some suppliers are currently reducing their margins in order to be able to lower prices. They hope to land some orders with this, but so far with moderate success. In view of the current situation, market players expect the price level to

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