Glucosamine Prices to Remain on the Decline, Market Experts Predict
Glucosamine Prices to Remain on the Decline, Market Experts Predict

Glucosamine Prices to Remain on the Decline, Market Experts Predict

  • 27-Dec-2022 3:53 PM
  • Journalist: Bob Duffler

According to a popular saying, all a desert dweller wants is water. Supply chain leaders are similar in this regard. All you want is a certainty when uncertainty permeates everything around you. There isn't a "panacea" that can make current situations go away, which is a bummer. It will take time to get over this wave of uncertainty, especially when there are clouds of disrupted supply chain along with the current geopolitical and covid situation. There are conflicting predictions as to when this will happen; some claim it might take three years, while others predict a return to normalcy in another year or two.

Glucosamine has been a major component of joint care supplements in the United States for more than 20 years, with current import volumes for both human and animal use averaging between 7,000 and 10,000 tonnes yearly. Glucosamine, a substance produced naturally, is crucial for healthy joints. Regularly taking Glucosamine supplements can boost the synovial fluid in our joints, improving how well they can absorb shocks. It is frequently employed in the healthcare industry since pain, tingling, and weakness are the typical symptoms of arthritis that its insufficiency can bring on.

Since China is the major supplier of Glucosamine to the United States, the rising Covid incidences in the country's major manufacturing hubs have worried American suppliers. A number of domestic supply chain partners and Glucosamine distributors are concerned about the challenges the nation may encounter because they fear that the Chinese government may reinstate its strict zero-tolerance policy, which could have a negative impact on the production of Glucosamine and seriously impede the supply chain, which has only recently begun to move forward.

The American economy is largely dependent on the U.S. supply chain. The most significant players of Glucosamine are currently disgruntled and overburdened. Despite the low freight costs at the moment, they are upset when geopolitical developments make it difficult for them to trade raw materials and supplies, including Glucosamine. They are unable to see every interaction with a customer. When their clients alter their purchasing habits, they are unsure about their profitability.

ChemAnalyst claims that given the current state of both the domestic and international markets for Glucosamine, price declines are anticipated to endure through the end of the fourth quarter of 2022. They will either have a warehouse full of Glucosamine stock or a lot of empty shelves as a result of the local market players' incorrect assumptions.

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