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Quiet trading on the stock exchange

Last week again ended with slight price increases for the chips raw material . In our neighboring countries in particular, the demand for processing tubers has increased significantly. In this country the factories are still hesitant and often only accept the contract goods. At EEX, the price range for April 21st is 9.10 euros / dt. and 9.5 euros / German, up to now 42 sales have been made. The...
  • Increasing demand from factories
  • Premium goods are becoming scarcer
  • Increased sorting effort
  • Corona pandemic / lock-down
  • Quiet trading
  • Uncertain forecasts for the areas under cultivation

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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