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Chilean kernel prices rise as demand improves
Prices for most assessed Chile-origin kernel items firmed in the global walnut market during the week to Thursday on better demand from Europe and the Middle East and a shrinking supply of U.S.-origin light material.
Inshell premium widens to new high as kernel prices fall
The NPISEM premium to NP XN1 27/30 soared to a record high in the global almond market the week ending Tuesday on stronger inshell prices even as prices for all other assessed items declined on tepid demand.
Market drifts as attention turns to US new crop pricing
Prices for assessed U.S. and Chile-origin items showed marginal gains and losses in the global walnut market during the week to Thursday as buyers and sellers gathered at an industry event in London and discussions began about opening prices for the U.S. 2023 crop.
Prices fall as trade flounders at industry event
Prices for most assessed items declined in the global almond market the week ending Tuesday as widening spreads between bids and offers dampened trade activity.
Shipments from Chile surge on strong demand
Chilean walnut shipments in April jumped 73% month year-on-year despite a delayed crop, driven by strong inshell demand from major destination markets Turkey, India, and Morocco.
High half-count kernel prices firm as Chilean crop estimate is reduced
Chilean high half-count kernel prices firmed to fresh highs in the global walnut market during the week to Thursday amid limited availability of light material and a downward adjustment to Chile’s official 2023 crop estimate.