December 5, 2016
 
China vitamin A prices soften as fears of supply crunch ease (week ended Nov 30, 2016)
 
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Prices slid over the month.
 

Prices of local vitamin A in China (RMB/kg)

Price quotes as of Oct 20

Price quotes as of Nov 30

Price Changes 

305-320

285-295

-20 to -25 

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

 
Concerns over BASF's plant explosion in Germany waned as the availability of vitamin A proved to be sufficient. Prices returned to September levels as a result.
 
Feed demand is expected to grow at a slow pace in China as animal producers stay cautious. Hence, sales of vitamin A are unlikely to improve prominently.
 


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