August
2017
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garlicoilchinese

GARLIC OIL CHINESE


August 2017

We have seen more and more offers for “Garlic Oil” at low prices. However, when evaluated, these products do not qualify as “Oil” failing basic tests. Quality remains a serious issue and prices remain firm for the correct quality.




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HERBS


turpentinederivatives

TURPENTINE & DERIVATIVES


August 2017

Our most recent report (July 15th) is advising that Turpentine prices have stayed firm. Rain in the main Pine growing regions has not helped supply. This report also states that demand for derivatives is lackluster, as downstream plants reportedly have no urgent orders they need to cover. These plants expect prices to soften so are in no rush to buy at this time.




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SYNTHETICS


menthapiperita

MENTHA PIPERITA


August 2017

On July 1st a Goods and Services Tax (GST) went into effect, at a rate of 12%. Impact on pricing is what one would expect. With less acreage planted, increased strength of the Rupee and this new tax, prices have changed weekly. Several producers anticipate prices to continue to rise for some time.




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MINTS


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