January 6, 2017

China vitamin C fall amid slack demand


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Prices moved lower.


Price quotes of vitamin C (99%) in China (RMB/kg)

Price quotes as of Dec 20

Price quotes as of Dec 31

Price Changes 



-4 to -7

Prices are representative and for reference only.
RMB1=US$0.1450 (Jan 6)


The availability of vitamin C remained tight as production in Hebei was limited due to strict pollution controls. However, with demand tumbling amid negligible aqua feed output, vitamin prices softened from high levels.

Vitamin C market will be under pressure due to sluggish demand. Nevertheless, price falls are unlikely to be drastic with supplies tight.



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