December 29, 2008
  
China's vitamin E prices weaker
 
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Vitamin E prices were lower in most regions.
 

Prices of vitamin E in China

Region

Imported products

Locally produced products

Prices as of Dec 12
(RMB/kg)

Prices as of Dec 26
(RMB/kg)

Prices as of Dec 12
(RMB/kg)

Prices as of Dec 26
(RMB/kg)

Beijing

211-217

206-212

207-212

202-208

Shanghai

212-219

207-214

208-214

203-210

Shanxi

211-218

207-213

208-213

203-209

Jiangsu

212-219

208-214

208-214

204-210

Shandong

212-218

207-213

208-214

203-208

Sichuan

212-219

208-214

209-215

204-210

Guangdong

213-220

208-215

210-216

204-210

Remarks: Prices indicated above are representative, and are for reference only.
RMB1=US$0.1461 (Dec 29)
 
Increased market supply as a new vitamin E plant started operation caused prices to soften as a result.
 
In the north, transacted prices of imported vitamin E were in the range of RMB207-212/kg. Transacted prices of locally produced vitamin E registered between RMB202/kg and RMB207/kg, with some small volume deals concluded at slightly higher price levels. Prices in the south were slightly higher.
 
China's vitamin E prices are seen weak in the near term.

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