February 1, 2017


Vitamin C prices stable in China amid light demand


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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 

46-52

46-52

0

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.

 

 

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