April
2019
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benzoinsiam

BENZOIN SIAM


April 2019

With the decrease of output, partly due to the increase of labor costs, availability has become a serious issue. Traditional suppliers have advised they are out of stock. With production running from January to April, those shortages do not bode well.




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WOODS


turpentinederivatives

TURPENTINE & DERIVATIVES


April 2019

Reports from China have advised that during early March half of the southern growing regions suffered from continuous rain. Preparation to tap trees were delayed. With demand Gum Rosin still off, production of Gum Turpentine is still limited. Market price are expected to stay high. Reports indicate that for many derivatives, especially for Terpineol and Terpinyl Acetate, factories are struggling to keep up with orders. Contrary to other derivatives, prices for Dihydro Myrcenol have softened. Over production.




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SYNTHETICS


cornmintmenthol

CORNMINT & MENTHOL


April 2019

Prices on Mentha Arvensis have increased over the past few weeks, and no signs of softening exist at present. With the current price level encouraging farmers, it is expected that acreage planted will be some 10% greater than last year.




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MINTS


eucalyptusoileucalyptol

EUCALYPTUS OIL & EUCALYPTOL


April 2019

Normally the major supply region of Yunnan has limited rainfall from February until April. Due to this, famers are prohibited from starting fires, as government concerned over forest fires, so they cannot distill any leaves. Reports indicate demand has recently increased, market prices have firmed. It is expected that there is room for prices to go higher.




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