Chinese Pumpkin kernel: Stable Market Prices, Sluggish Summer

Mintec Global
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Dalian: The weather is hot in summer, the sales in domestic and foreign markets are low, and the price of raw materials for pumpkin seeds is stable. Market participants reported that traders supported prices as acreage fell in the new season. Some traders also reported that the shortage of raw materials led to higher prices. Producers are not in a hurry to clear inventories but are started to be in a mood to wait and see to see the the market changes. The fall in the euro exchange rate was also a key factor in the decline in European imports. In addition, European and American sea freight rates are stable. Food shortages in Europe are an opportunity for exporters. Exporters want to reduce procurement costs and improve the market. Keep abreast of market changes before new product launches.

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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 3.850-3.900/mt
Shine skin kernel A  EU standardUsd 3.490-3.540/mt
GWS AA     EU standardUsd 3.650-3.700/mt
GWS A      EU standardUsd 3.600-3.650/mt
Nop Org. Shine skin kernel A AUsd 3.950-4.000/mt
Delivery20 days after the contract