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geraniumoilchinese

Geranium Oil Chinese


April 2017

One report states that high prices have encouraged more planting of Geranium in China for 2017.  A dealer estimates that 20% more acreage has been planted and that hopefully yield will be better than in 2016.  Until oil is available in July, prices will remain at their currently high level.  




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FLORALS


turpentinederivatives

Turpentine & Derivatives


April 2017

The last report we received prior to this writing had “Gum Turpentine Rocketing” as a headline.  The reported cause of this increase in demand is that several derivative producers started ordering large amounts in order to fulfill contractual requirements.




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SYNTHETICS


cornmintoilmenthol

Cornmint Oil & Menthol


April 2017

Prices are still firm as cash restrictions continue to hamper trade at the farm level.  With the increasing production of synthetic Menthol looming, producers may be trying to get as much margin as possible before prices begin to collapse.  




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MINTS


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