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Walnuts: holiday driven demand pushes up prices

September 14, 2021 at 11:19 AM , Der AUDITOR
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BEIJING. Demand for walnuts is up in China as local processors are busy obtaining sufficient supplies for the Golden Week, which is celebrated on 01-07 October. This has largely impacted prices. Prices are too high for some buyers.

Prices are up

Exporters in China report that demand is particularly high for walnuts from Xinjiang, especially in Europe. Demand is also strong in the Middle East, Asia and South America. The first suppliers are fully booked for September and shipments are only offered as of October again. Prices have risen sharply with some traders issuing offers that are only valid for a few days. Type 185 walnuts, which are mainly being processed at present, are, however, trading too high for many buyers. More varieties are expected to arrive in the next few days. Issue, however,

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