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Chinese Sunflower kernel: Export market is improving

by | Apr 22, 2022 | Oil Seeds, Sunflower Seeds

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Dalian: Exporters report that prices have started to rise due to increased demand for sunflower kernels as a result of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. At the same time, the exchange rate of the euro began to recover, European importers were positive and their purchasing power increased. The Middle East market is better than the European market.

In terms of exports, prices have begun to rise, with confectionary-grade sunflower kernels as the mainstay, while bakery-grade sunflower kernels are not very competitive, and orders from Europe and the Middle East are stable. Orders in the Middle East and Southeast Asia increased, and orders in the US market decreased significantly year on year. This week, the price of confectionary-grade sunflower kernels FOB Dalian or Tianjin is 1.640-1.670 US dollars/ton, and the price of bakery-grade sunflower kernels FOB Tianjin or Dalian is 1.620-1.650 US dollars/ton. Please continue to pay attention to the price changes in the Chinese market.

Current Market Price in Fob Tianjin, China for Sunflower Kernel

Product  Name Chinese Sunflower Kernel
Moisture 10% max
Confectionary Usd 1640-1670/mt
Bakery Usd 1620-1650/mt
Purity 99.95%
Loading 17mt /20GP
Package 25kg paper bag
Delivery 20  days after the contract

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