Chinese Pumpkin kernel: Exporters in trouble

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Dalian: According to the feedback from exporters, the price of pumpkin seeds has risen recently, and the shine skin pumpkin kernels A and GWS. Pumpkin kernels A have been sold out. Most exporters stopped quoting. At present, it mainly exports shine skin pumpkin kernels AA and GWS AA. Organic Pumpkin Seeds Kernel AA is primarily exported to the US market, and the export quantity is limited.

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Due to the decrease in pumpkin seed production and the stockpile by traders, prices have risen, and there is no downward trend in the short term. High prices have led to a decline in export demand and domestic trade demand. In addition, Shanghai’s freight rates are too high, exports have slowed down, and exporters are in trouble. It is difficult to change the export situation in the short term. Manufacturers have stepped up efforts to expand into the domestic market while exporters wait for their exports to improve.

Current Market Price in FOB Dalian, China for Pumpkin kernel

Product  NameChinese pumpkin kernel
Moisture10% max
Package12.5×2 vacuum bag
Loading17mt /20GP
Shine skin kernel AA EU standardUsd 3.980/mt
Shine skin kernel A  EU standardUsd 3.800/mt
GWS AA     EU standardUsd 3.980/mt
GWS A      EU standardUsd 3.880/mt
Nop Org. Shine skin kernel A AUsd 4.200/mt
Delivery20 days after the contract