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Walnuts: sellers are optimistic

September 28, 2021 4:52 PM, Der AUDITOR
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SACRAMENTO/BEIJING. Given the good demand in recent months, US walnut traders are confident that they will have no problem selling this year's crop.

Hurdles in the export market

However, market players point out that logistical challenges such as lack of labour, container shortages and resulting higher prices are still the order of the day. Prices for the new crop are significantly higher than last year, which is why buyers are increasingly looking for supplies from Chile. Crops from Eastern European origins should be available shortly, which should ease prices somewhat.

Price trends stabilise for the time being

In the European spot market, prices for Chilean walnuts, in she

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