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Quotes declining - futures market firmer again

The demand for free goods remains very low. There is a surplus of supply across Germany. Only in northern Germany does the market appear to be balanced. There are some indications here that some producers will probably not reach the contract quantities that have been concluded or will only just be able to fulfill them. The disease pressure in the stocks is easing somewhat, but overall the market...
  • Scheduled call-off of contract goods
  • Chip factories are running at full capacity
  • Stock quality problems
  • Food promotions
  • Crop pressure
  • Free goods fry potatoes not asked
  • high yields in Belgium
  • Major events are still missing

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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