March
2017
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garlicoilchinese

Garlic Oil Chinese


March 2017

Chinese dealers continue to report that here is very little production of new oil.  Speculation on bulbs and environmental controls are keeping prices high.  With new oil not reportedly available until July, there are concerns that pricing will not soften even then.  The spice markets also share these opinions.




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HERBS


turpentinederivatives

Turpentine & Derivatives


March 2017

With prices of Gum Turpentine continuing to firm, we have reports indicating that downstream producers are only buying what they need to fulfill firm orders.  Producers of Gum Rosin and Gum Turpentine are keeping their offers firm due to the shortfall in crude gum produced.




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SYNTHETICS


blackpepperoil

Black Pepper Oil


March 2017

We have received mixed reports on the harvest in India which will continue until March.  Some state that availability is steady while others indicate that the crop is not as plentiful as originally stated.  Pricing has increased slightly.  




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SPICES


cornmintoilmenthol

Cornmint Oil & Menthol


March 2017

The Indian government has recently removed the cash limitations for businesses though this does not readily translate into cash transactions at the farm level.  A further impediment in one of the growing regions is police restrictions on cash as elections are due at the end of February.  Prices have firmed and are expected to stay firm until the new crop in June.




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MINTS


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