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Quotations unchanged

On the EEX, the contract price for April 2023 is up again today. 26 contracts were traded up to noon, the last fixed rate was 29.50 euros/dt. Open interest continues to decrease shortly before the contract expires. The subsequent June contract continues to be ignored by market participants, which is untypical. On the spot markets for processed goods , the situation is unchanged everywhere. The...
  • small potato crop Europe
  • low inventories of processed goods
  • Cultivation problems in Andalusia
  • Import Announcements New Potatoes
  • declining consumer demand
  • in particular a Lower Saxony still a lot of stock available

ZMP Market Analyses

  • Veredelungskortoffeln

    (Text and graphics by Hans Jürgen Hölzmann, agricultural engineer, Meckenheim, February 21, 2020) Every year in February the buyers offer the new contracts for the bearing types for the "french raw material" such as B. Agria, Callenger and Fontane. Depending on the market situation, the conditions for fixed-price contracts change...

  • The quotes for processing potatoes

    Since the middle of November the price index for processing potatoes is listed on the EEX in Leipzig again. This index represents the average spot market quotations for goods that are free (from farm stock) the standard varieties for prompt delivery in the Western European countries. Through this index and the futures market prices, the market...

  • Market situation for processing potatoes

    The potato crop in Western Europe was completed in the last few days. The mostly weak this year qualities and yields could be harvested thus at least completely. From the individual countries, the statistical authorities so after report the estimated results that indicate a...

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