February 1, 2017

Vitamin C prices stable in China amid light demand

An eFeedLink Exclusive


Prices remained flat.


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

Price quotes as of Dec 31

Price quotes as of Jan 26

Price Changes 




Prices are representative and for reference only.
RMB1= US$0.1454 (Feb 1)


After cutting prices during late December, vitamin C producers held prices firm during January with supplies staying tight. Nonetheless, with aqua fed output negligible and the hog population low, sales were slow throughout the month.

Vitamin C prices are likely to slide after the Chinese New Year holidays. With demand slow and export sales decimated by a firm renminbi, producers will be negotiate prices to clear stocks.



All rights reserved. No part of the report may be reproduced without permission from eFeedLink.