December 5, 2016
 
China vitamin C prices rally amid scarce availability (week ended Nov 30, 2014)
 
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Prices increased sharply.
 

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

Price quotes as of Oct 21

Price quotes as of Nov 30

Price Changes 

29-30

46-55

+17 to +25

Prices are representative and for reference only.
RMB1=US$0.1452 (Dec 5)

   
While DSM lifted its vitamin C price quotes in China, several producers in Hebei cut production amid stringent environmental controls. Hence, vitamin C prices surged rapidly during November even as demand from the aquaculture sector dwindled at a fast pace.
 
Chinas vitamin C market is poised to stay strong amid tight supplies. However, with feed demand slow, feed millers who have accumulated supplies will limit purchases during December.
 


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