February 8, 2019
Troubled hog sector impedes China vitamin C sales
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Prices were marginally lower.

Prices of vitamin C raw ingredients in China (RMB/kg)

Vitamin C contents

Price quotes as of Dec 26

Price quotes as of Feb 1

Price Changes





Prices are representative and for reference only.
RMB1= US$0.1459 (Feb 8)

Demand for hog feed remained poor as rampant disease outbreak continued to haunt the sector. Sales of vitamin C were therefore slow exerting pressure on the market. However, producers were reluctant to slash prices with profit margins limited.
Vitamin C prices are likely to slide in the coming period as supply exceeds demand.

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