December 23, 2016

Subdued demand limits price hikes of China vitamin C

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Prices were stable to higher.


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

Price quotes as of Nov 30

Price quotes as of Dec 20

Price Changes 



+4 to 0

Prices are representative and for reference only.
RMB1= US$0.1439 (Dec 23)


As the production of vitamin C remained low due to one major producer halting operation, prices stayed firm.

Vitamin C market should remain stable amid limited supplies. However, with the demand from the aquaculture sector negligible and hog feed demand slow, vitamin C prices are less likely to rise tremendously.



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