September
2018
Archive

turpentinederivatives

TURPENTINE & DERIVATIVES


September 2018

With high temperatures and heavy rains in Jiangxi Province and rains in Yunnan, Guangxi and Guangdong, productions of Crude Gum was down. Prices for Turpentine have continued to stay firm. Both Alpha and Beta Pinene, Chinese Borneol, Camphor Synthetic have all seen prices increase.




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SYNTHETICS


ethylbutyrate

ETHYL BUTYRATE


September 2018

Factories that were closed for environmental reasons are just being allowed to open this month. Prices continue to be firm as feedstock prices are up.




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SYNTHETICS


litseacubebanaturalcitral

LITSEA CUBEBA & NATURAL CITRAL


September 2018

Reports from China are not optimistic. Rains in the growing regions impacted the availability of product for processing. Added to this is a shortage of workers to manually pick the fruit and low yields has caused total output to be less than last years. Prices are expected to climb and supply to be limited.




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HERBS


orangeoilterpenes

ORANGE OIL & TERPENES


September 2018

The current U.S. Crop, completed in July was estimated by the USDA to be only 45 million boxes, some 30% less than last year’s total. Citrus Greening continues to wreak havoc on groves, having destroyed a large percentage on trees. Brazil’s upcoming crop is forecasted to also be smaller than the last one. With strong demand for fresh oranges in Latin America and decreasing demand for juice, less oil will be available. Prices should be firming.




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CITRUS


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